Carolyn S. Berkowitz is the President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals. Ms. Berkowitz is an accomplished Corporate Citizenship professional. Having led CSR efforts at Capital One, she re-envisioned Capital One’s corporate philanthropy focus and led a team of 35 CSR professionals to develop and execute a $450 million, ten-year strategy to prepare low- and moderate- income people for future success. Prior to Capital One, Ms. Berkowitz worked with America’s Promise, Points of Light Foundation and the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.
Most recently, Ms. Berkowitz has served as a Partner at Mission Partners, a consulting firm dedicated to guiding non-profits, foundations and socially responsible corporations in realizing their greatest social impact. She will continue to serve on its Equity Advisory Board, an initiative that she championed, through 2018.
Ms. Berkowitz is the co-author of “Employee Engagement in the Community – A Winning Formula,” published in People and Strategy Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management. She was twice named among the “100 Most Influential Business Leaders” in Washington, DC by the Washington Business Journal, and earned the Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s Visionary Award in 2015 after serving as Board Chair from 2013-2015 and Board member since 2006. Ms. Berkowitz also serves as a member of the Virginia Community College Board as an appointee of Governor Terry McAuliffe. Additionally, she was named by former HUD Secretary Donovan as a US Delegate to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.