Caroline L. Cunningham
President, Trust for the National Mall
Caroline Cunningham, a seasoned strategist in the public and non-profit sectors, is the President of the Trust for the National Mall, the official partner of the National Parks Service dedicated to restoring and improving the National Mall.
As president of the Trust, Ms. Cunningham serves as the liaison to the National Park Service and manages the organization's fundraising, board relations and operations. She brings her non-profit experience to help the Trust achieve its mission of restoring and improving the National Mall, one of the Nation's most recognizable and well-known public spaces.
Previously, Ms. Cunningham was Vice President for Regional Partnership for The Greater Washington Board of Trade where she was responsible for building regional partnerships and directing the Board of Trade's Potomac Conference, a CEO-level leadership forum dedicated to improving the region's economic health and quality of life.
Ms. Cunningham served as Executive Director of the Collis-Warner Foundation founded by high-tech entrepreneur and former Virginia Governor Mark Warner and his wife, Lisa Collis. Cunningham is a seasoned fundraiser having spent fifteen years in political and non-profit development. She served as National Finance Director for the Democratic Governors' Association and raised funds for several members of the House and Senate. As the Development Director at the Women's Campaign Fund, she built successful events and direct mail departments. She started her career at Catholic University's Annual Fund.