Carrie Morgridge serves as the Vice President and Chief Disruptor of The Morgridge Family Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to invest in leaders and organizations that are reimagining solutions to some of today’s greatest challenges. Carrie is the award-winning author of Every Gift Matters – How Your Passion Can Change the World. Her second book, The Spirit of the Trail, was released in May 2018 and her third book, Courage Money, will be published in 2021.
Carrie and her husband John are proud founders of the Student Support Foundation, a national organization that inspires youth philanthropy, as well as mindSpark Learning, an organization focused on empowering educators to tackle the most challenging conditions in their schools through Design Thinking and other strategies.
Carrie is an internationally sought-after speaker at education advocacy forums, poverty alleviation conferences, and more. Recent appearances include two TED Talks and serving as a panel member for MIT Solve events. She serves on the Advisory Board at sparks&honey, a cultural consultancy, and frequently presents on The Future of Giving, a collaborative report between sparks&honey and MFF.
Carrie and John divide their time between Montana, Colorado and Florida. As new grandparents, they especially enjoy visiting their two adult children and their families in Denver. In their spare time, Carrie and John are avid athletes. In fact, they mountain biked across the country on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route covering 2,774 miles from Canada to Mexico in 46 days. Carrie has completed ten Ironman competitions to date and never says no to a game of tennis.
Terry Young is the Founder and CEO of sparks & honey, a cultural consultancy that combines social and data sciences to solve world-changing challenges. sparks & honey designs preferable futures by identifying, tracking, and predicting cultural, market and technological shifts for clients that include Fortune 500 organizations, startups, and government entities alike.
Terry is a preeminent speaker and commentator on all that will shape the future, and his views and insights are often featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes. His most recent work looks at truth and trust in relation to the future of consumption, reinvention in Middle America, corporate disruption, space innovation, the new language of gender, and the rise of Generation Z. He is a sought-after keynote speaker at leading industry events for the American Advertising Federation, Cannes Lions, DARPA ISAT, Financial Times Innovate, Pratt Institute’s 2017 Design Symposium, Cosmetic Executive Women, WWD, Advertising Week, and the U.S. Congressional Summit on LGBT Entrepreneurship. His most recent speaking engagements include Fortune 500 events for Mars, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and Google.
In 2012, Terry founded sparks & honey, which is now part of Omnicom Group, Inc. The consultancy hosts a Daily Culture Briefing at 12:00 PM ET Monday through Friday. The briefing examines cultural shifts and is streamed live Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday via Facebook Live. Every year, sparks & honey welcomes nearly 5,000+ in-studio guests at its New York City headquarters.
At the start of his career, Terry helped build the digital startup SixtyFootSpider. He has also consulted with companies across China while working at McKinsey & Co. Prior to his work in China, Terry volunteered for 27 months in Uralsk, Kazakhstan with the United States Peace Corps
Glen W. Johnson
Chief Operating Officer
Glen Johnson is Chief Operating Officer at Family Office Exchange (FOX). In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the member experience, ensuring that each family member, family office executive, and trusted advisor has an unsurpassed experience partnering with FOX by providing unique industry knowledge and insights coupled with a safe and confidential environment where members can share best practices. In addition, Glen oversees the operations of FOX and is charged with establishing and executing systems to execute FOX’s strategic plan, promoting it’s vision and service-centric culture, and enabling the FOX team to work together to exceed our member’s expectations.
Glen has over 30 years of experience working with family offices, business owners, and executives, first as an attorney and then as a wealth advisor, eventually founding Mirador Family Wealth Advisors – the multi-family office for Fifth Third Bank. He has worked with business owners and executives across all stages of their business life cycle including business succession. Glen writes and speaks nationally focusing on family and business governance and the unique challenges faced during the sale and transition of closely held businesses.
Glen earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and a Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, MI.