Lindsey Cartner joined the Simons Foundation in 2016 to provide support to Simons Searchlight. Since then she has joined the SPARK team and taken on increasing responsibilities. Cartner helps to organize and coordinate SPARK events and provides internal meeting support to the team. She also aids in efforts to plan and track the goals and priorities for SPARK.
Before joining the Simons Foundation, Cartner worked as an account manager in the marketing industry on experiential brand awareness projects and events. She studied at Virginia Tech, where she earned her B.S. in Management: Entrepreneurship and Consulting from the Pamplin College of Business.