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Kristie Magee Porcaro

Chief Strategy Officer

Kristie Porcaro, Chief Strategy Officer, Operation Smile

Kristie Magee Porcaro is the chief strategy officer at Operation Smile. Kristie leverages Operation Smile’s key donor contacts and partnerships into increased participation with the organization. She and her team also cultivate new partnerships and corporate social responsibility opportunities to match donors to Operation Smile programs and initiatives.

Kristie serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Operation Smile globally. She also helps forge new relationships to build Operation Smile’s visibility, impact and financial resources. Kristie is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.

Before officially coming aboard at Operation Smile, she worked at Community Counseling Service Fundraising (CCS) in New York for five years. At CCS Kristie helped with campaigns with UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders, Pace University and Archdiocese of New York.

Kristie attended Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania, and received a Bachelor of Science in nursing. 


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