Lisa has had a diverse career in fundraising and leadership in the non-profit sector. She has been a professional fundraiser for close to 20 years, working in the not-for-profit management field overseeing national, regional and local campaigns, including marketing and promotional strategies. Lisa’s leadership skills have allowed her to manage large, complex staff teams and build comprehensive fund development strategic plans to support organizational growth and development.
Lisa currently holds the position of Executive Director, Advancement and Community Development, here at Georgian College. She is responsible for directing the college’s $25-million capital campaign, which surpassed its goal by raising $43-million during its first phase. She also oversees the annual fundraising, scholarships and awards, community development, and alumni services and activities.
Previously, Lisa held senior management roles in a variety of organizations including executive director for the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation, vice president of development for Invest in Kids, and national director of development for Ducks Unlimited Canada.
Lisa holds the designation of CFRE and has attained her MBA. She volunteers for a variety of community organizations and maintains an active role on the Fundraising and Resource Development program advisory committee at Georgian College.