Carolyn Donnelly is the director of marketing and strategic priorities for Atlantic Trust. In this role, she leads a team of professionals to provide business development and marketing solutions, as well as internal and external communications, for Atlantic Trust's offices in 11 major cities across the United States. She serves as a member of the firm’s Operating Committee and is responsible for defining the firm’s key priorities and driving related firm-wide initiatives. Prior to joining Atlantic Trust in 2005, Carolyn was development associate for the Alexander-Tharpe Fund, Inc., the fund-raising arm of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association. In this role, she worked with high net worth contributors and raised funds for a major athletic facilities campaign. Carolyn studied in Oxford University's summer program while earning a Bachelor of Science in education from the University of Georgia, where she graduated summa cum laude with honors in English. She also earned a Master of Business Administration at the Yale School of Management (SOM), where she was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar. Carolyn represents Yale SOM on the board of the Atlanta Business School Alliance and served as chair of the Invesco Atlanta Corporate Giving Committee, which organizes and directs Invesco’s local contributions and volunteer activities.