ABOUT / Dr. Carrie E. Henderson

Dr. Carrie E. Henderson
Senior Advisor
Tallahassee, Florida

Carrie E. Henderson joined TSG Advisors in 2023 after an expansive career in higher education. With experience supporting postsecondary institutions at the institutional, state, and national levels, Carrie brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm’s newly developed education consulting group. Her strength is helping institutions and organizations leverage data and research to support policy development, implementation, and evaluation.

In her previous role as the Florida College System (FCS) Executive Vice Chancellor, Carrie spearheaded complex postsecondary attainment and workforce education initiatives. She led the implementation of K-20 policies, including college and textbook affordability, acceleration mechanisms, student transfer, program development, CTE program quality, and credentials of value. With a background in research and evaluation, Carrie was responsible for performance funding models, data dashboards, and reports used by executive and legislative agencies and agency leadership. She also managed a portfolio of federal, state, and private foundation grant programs totaling more than $40 million.

Before joining the FCS, Carrie held senior leadership roles at the Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), where she assisted campus leaders in accessing, understanding, and using data to inform continuous improvement. At FSCJ, she collaborated to set long-range strategic and financial goals important for achieving its mission. Before her work at FSCJ, she managed a diverse portfolio of programs and grants designed to support community colleges in various areas at Achieving the Dream, Inc., a national nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income students earn degrees.

In addition to supporting institutions and organizations, Carrie has served as an adjunct professor teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Florida State College at Jacksonville. She was also a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 38.

Carrie earned a master’s degree in public administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University. Carrie is a Ft. Myers native who currently resides in Tallahassee.

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