Carrie Walton Penner

Carrie Walton Penner is an education and youth mental health advocate and owner of the Denver Broncos.

With an extensive background in education research, evaluation and philanthropy, Carrie has advised many non-profit organizations on high-impact strategies to achieve positive social change.

Through Fiore Ventures, she invests in founder-led, early-stage companies, non-profit organizations and policy initiatives focused on mental health access. Her work producing documentary films, including COVID Diaries NYC and Nuclear Fallout, has elevated voices often unheard in media.

In her role as Owner of the Broncos, Carrie is involved in all matters related to the National Football League franchise on both a team and ownership level. The Board Chair of the Denver Broncos Foundation, Carrie is actively engaged with the Broncos’ community impact, alumni relations, player wellness and organizational culture initiatives. She also serves on the NFL Foundation Board and DEI committee.

Carrie is the former Chair and current member of the Walton Family Foundation board, where she leads the K-12 Education Program Committee. Additionally, she serves on the boards of The Aspen Institute and KIPP Foundation and is a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees.

Carrie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and history from Georgetown University and dual master’s degrees in program evaluation and administration & policy analysis from Stanford’s Graduate School of Education.

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