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Carolyn C. Donnelly
Carolyn Donnelly is the director of client initiatives & marketing for CIBC Private Wealth Management with 16 years of industry experience. In this role, Carolyn leads a team of professionals to implement strategic national and local marketing plans and provide robust marketing solutions, including print and digital communications, media relations, event planning, sponsorships, advertising and social media. She also serves as a member of the CIBC Private Wealth Management US Operating Committee, helping communicate and execute the firm's key priorities.
Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Carolyn was a development associate for the Alexander-Tharpe Fund Inc., the fundraising arm of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association. She holds a Bachelor of Science in education from the University of Georgia, where she graduated summa cum laude with honors in English, and a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management (SOM), where she was recognized as a Dean's Scholar.
Carolyn serves on the board of CHRIS 180, which provides children and families with high-quality, trauma-informed behavioral health services. During her term, she launched an Emerging Leaders Network to engage young professionals with CHRIS 180, and she currently co-chairs the Marketing Committee and serves in Governance.