Carolyn I. Newman

Executive Director

Executive Director, for the Figgers Foundation, Carolyn Newman has lived and worked in South Florida for 30 years and has over three decades of management, development planned giving and foundation experience in the non-profit industry with a proven record of accomplishment in operations, management, administration, finance, development, integrated financial resource development, and strategic planning. Ms. Newman has strong business development and quality management abilities combined with excellent interpersonal and communications skills and believes strongly in building a community of support. Before coming to Florida, Carolyn Newman was the Director of Development for major national non- profits in Washington, D.C.

Favorite quote: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, and an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”