Carlye Gibson Rooney

Senior Director of Development

Carlye Gibson Rooney joined ACS in 2021 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Development. In this work, she oversees the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with institutional donors to advance the mission of ACS.

Prior to ACS, Carlye was the Senior Manager for Institutional Giving at College Possible, where she grew a portfolio of national foundation and corporate donors and played an instrumental role in securing the largest investments in the organization’s history. Carlye has more than 15 years of experience in institutional fundraising and has supported a meaningful array of missions rooted in the progressive movement, including social justice, education equity, economic development, and women’s rights.

Carlye earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, where she was born and raised. She now lives near Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with her spouse and two young daughters. In the fall, you can find her cheering on her beloved Sooners football team and reminiscing about her time in the Pride of Oklahoma marching band.



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December 13, 2022