Mary "Kiki" White was born and raised in Syracuse and her home in the OCNA area. She went to Nottingham High School, completed her Bachelors in Environmental Studies/Geography/Journalism, and her Masters in Professional Studies/MBA from Syracuse University. She worked for Riposo Studios (the family business) and Carrier Air Conditioning Corp. until she needed to spend full-time caring for her parents. She currently works for the Women's Opportunity Center (18 years). Kiki is married to Hamilton White and has one son, Andy, who is a student at the University of Rochester.
OCNA Foundation, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity for the Outer Comstock Neighborhood Association (OCNA).