Highlights from the Northwest Chapter!
CCFA Welcomes Chase Carpenter as President of the Northwest Board of Trustees
The Northwest Chapter is pleased to announce the appointment of Chase Carpenter, as President of the Northwest Board of Trustees. Chase began volunteering with CCFA when his wife Olivia learned she had Crohn’s disease after 9 years of being misdiagnosed. He joined the CCFA Northwest Chapter Board of Directors in 2010. During this time he has participated in the Voices of Progress research event, CCFA’s Day on the Hill, and multiple Team Challenge seasons. Chase is the lead organizer of the Microsoft Giving Campaign 5k in support of CCFA. Under Chase’s leadership this event has raised over $700,000 in support of CCFA’s mission. For recognition of their efforts for CCFA, Chase and Olivia were the recipients of the McCready Family Award in 2013.
As General Manager of Security Operations at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington, Chase runs a worldwide cyber security team focused on protecting some of Microsoft’s most critical assets. He is recognized for his leadership in the technology and security fields and has a long record of building and managing high performance organizations. Chase holds multiple patents and has contributed to numerous security publications. During his career, he has worked for organizations including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, BellSouth, and Yum Foods. Chase is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.