Kitty Dumas

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Kitty Dumas is manager of the Ryder Charitable Foundation, the corporate giving arm of Ryder System, Inc., an $8.9 billion Fortune 500 leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions. Kitty oversees the Foundation’s operations including developing and managing initiatives that advance the company’s giving strategy in communities where Ryder employees live and work. As manager, her focus includes disaster relief, as well as maximizing support for education, innovation, and research aimed at strengthening supply chains and increasing diversity in supply chain fields.
With more than 30 years of experience in communications and corporate social responsibility, Kitty is a seasoned professional and a results-driven collaborator with proven skills in content marketing, digital story-telling, media relations, and project management. Before joining Ryder, she spent 15 years as a communications and marketing consultant for companies including Baptist Health South Florida, Ryder, and FIU’s Frost Art Museum.

 A writer and former journalist her reporting and analysis has appeared in publications including the Miami Herald, The New York Times, Congressional Quarterly, Black Enterprise, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
She holds a B.A. in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi.


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