Carrie Fox is the founder of Mission Partners, and a principal partner in delivering communications strategies that move missions forward. She is also the founder of C.Fox Communications, a mission-driven strategic communications agency committed to bettering people, communities and the world. A recognized expert in nonprofit communications, Carrie has guided organizations through critical leadership transitions, high profile announcements, and a variety of crisis situations. She excels at guiding organizations to lead with purpose, fueling their missions forward in new and more impactful ways. Carrie serves on the advisory board of the Community Foundation in Montgomery County and, with Bethesda Magazine publisher Steve Hull, she co-founded Community Profits, a Montgomery County based initiative which spotlights philanthropic giving happening in the County, and oversees a network of like-minded business owners — fueling an even greater sense of commitment among businesses in the region. She is also a founding member of the Purpose Collaborative, a national network of communications thought-leaders and industry experts that work together to provide impactful problem solving in touch with the current needs of today’s purpose-driven businesses.
Prior to founding her firms, Carrie worked at Washington, D.C.-based Prism Public Affairs and, while still in college, began her career as director of communications and spokeswoman for Ripken Baseball, which was founded to manage Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr.’s many efforts, including his nationally recognized youth baseball initiative. Carrie is a 2016 SmartCEO Washington Brava Award winner, a 2015 WWPR Woman of the Year Honoree, a 2013 winner of PRWeek’s ’40 under 40′ and a 2010 winner of the Washington Women in Public Relations Emerging Leader of the Year Award. She is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland, and a member of the University’s Board of Trustees.