“I am excited to have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives through my work at the Community Foundation and be more active in the community I call home.” – Darrion White, Donor Engagement Associate
Darrion White, Donor Engagement Associate, joined the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne in January 2020. He oversees donor engagement with all Scholarship Funds, Designated Funds and donors to the Community Foundation. Also in his role with scholarships, Darrion works with the schools to connect students to the right resources and is helping to establish a Youth Philanthropy Pod for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne to help youth become more involved in philanthropy.
Darrion has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Speech from the University of Saint Francis. Darrion has been coaching youth in football and baseball in some capacity since 2007. Since beginning to coach, he has coached several professional athletes. He also worked for Superior Essex for six and a half years in management and operations before going to BAE Systems as an Operations Lead for a year and a half. Darrion volunteers with several youth organizations in Fort Wayne that focus on sports and teaching life skills and mental performance.
Darrion lives in Fort Wayne with his beautiful wife Kierra, four children, and two dogs. He loves to travel and has been to China, Africa, and Europe. During his free time, you can find Darrion coaching or spending time with family.