Jennifer Tolle Whiteside serves as president and CEO of the North Carolina Community Foundation. She has led the Foundation for more than a decade, more than doubling NCCF assets and grantmaking in her tenure. She loves working every day with generous, passionate and engaged North Carolinians to build community through philanthropic giving. She is a graduate of the University of Florida, received a master’s degree from Louisiana State University and is an alumna of Leadership North Carolina. She is a past recipient of the Old North State Award from the Governor of North Carolina and has been named a News & Observer Tar Heel of the Week.