Cason Carter Joins Philanthropy Roundtable’s Board of Directors
Aug 10, 2021 Staff
Philanthropy Roundtable is pleased to announce that Cason Carter has recently been elected as the newest member of the board of directors. Carter is chief of public affairs at Citadel, one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers, and Citadel Securities, a leading global market maker. He is responsible for public policy strategies and philanthropic initiatives for both corporations and Citadel founder and CEO Ken Griffin.
“We are honored to add Cason Carter to the Philanthropy Roundtable Board of Directors as we work to build a strong and vibrant American philanthropic movement that empowers our free society,” said Elise Westhoff, president and CEO of Philanthropy Roundtable. “Cason is an experienced advisor and we are grateful that he is willing to lend us his public policy and philanthropic expertise.”
Prior to joining Citadel, Carter was head of external affairs at a publicly traded energy company. He also previously served as a lawyer specializing in complex business disputes and served as an elected councilor in Tulsa, Okla.
“Cason’s dedication to philanthropy and his experience in public policy will be a great asset to the Roundtable as we cultivate a community of donors who want to advance the ideals of freedom,” said Rick Graber, chairman of the board of directors of Philanthropy Roundtable. “We look forward to his contributions and perspectives, which will help us advance our mission even more effectively.”
Carter is an advocate for childhood cancer research. He is a board member of the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute and Curesearch for Children’s Cancer and is a trustee of the Scott Carter Foundation.
Philanthropy Roundtable is a non-profit organization dedicated to building and sustaining a vibrant American philanthropic movement that empowers our free society. To achieve this vision, the Roundtable pursues a mission to promote excellence in philanthropy, protect philanthropic freedom, and help donors promote freedom, opportunity and personal responsibility.