Carrie Morgridge serves as the vice president and chief disruptor of the Morgridge Family Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to invest in leaders and organizations that are reimagining solutions to some of today’s greatest challenges. She is also 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.
Morgridge and her husband, John, created the Student Support Foundation, a national organization that inspires youth philanthropy. For the past decade, they have celebrated and advanced the educator profession by creating MindSpark Learning. MindSpark Learning is focused on empowering educators to tackle the most challenging conditions in their schools through Design Thinking and other strategies.
Morgridge speaks internationally to education-advocacy forums, at poverty-alleviation conferences, and at many convenings that are philanthropically focused. She divides her time among Montana, Colorado and Florida. She and John have two adult children who reside in Denver.
Carrie and John are avid athletes. In fact, 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 nine Ironman competitions.