Caroline Cummings Rafferty, Vice-Chair
Caroline Cummings Rafferty is the co-founder of Carolina George, an interior design firm that has its own line of custom furniture and textiles. Mrs. Rafferty is a board member of the Fresh Air Fund of New York, Co-Chair of the NYU Institute of Fine Arts Alumni Organization, and President of the Board of Trustees of the Lovelight Foundation, a non-profit organization that she co-founded with her mother and sister in-law whose mission is to empower at risk women and youth in urban areas.
Mrs. Rafferty is a former member of Operation Smile’s Capital Campaign Committee and a former board member of The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club and The Charles Maddock Foundation. Mrs. Rafferty and her mother have spoken about generational philanthropy and legacy building for many organizations, including the Institute for Philanthropy, the UJA of Palm Beach, and the Women’s Fund of Central Texas. She holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and a bachelor degree from Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut.