Carrie Morgridge

Vice President and Chief Disruptor, Morgridge Family Foundation

United States

Carrie Morgridge serves as the Vice President and Chief Disruptor of the Morgridge Family Foundation, a philanthropy that invests in leaders and organizations reimagining solutions to the biggest problems of today. She is the award-winning author of Every Gift Matters – How Your Passion Can Change the World. Her second book, The Spirit of the Trail, was released in May 2018.

Carrie is an internationally sought-after speaker at education advocacy forums, poverty alleviation conferences, and more. Recent appearances include two TED Talks focused on the her unique approach and insight into philanthropy. She serves on the Advisory Board at sparks&honey, a cultural consultancy, and frequently presents on The Future of Giving, a collaborative report between sparks&honey and Morgridge Family Foundation.

Carrie and her husband John divide their time between Montana, Colorado and Florida. As new grandparents, they especially enjoy visiting their two adult children and their families in Denver. In their spare time, Carrie and John are avid athletes. They mountain biked across the country on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route covering 2,774 miles from Canada to Mexico in 46 days. Carrie has completed eleven Ironman competitions to date and never says no to a game of tennis.


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