Consultant in philanthropy
Wendy is a seasoned professional with over 28 years of experience in the educational, health, community and political sectors. She is a strategic thinker and a team builder with a proven track record of successful leadership in fundraising strategy development and in achieving or exceeding fundraising goals.
She was Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation where she launched multiple major gift fundraising campaigns and ensured the growth all the programs necessary to cultivate, solicit and steward donors, including annual giving, planned giving and events. She raised over $28 million in total.
Prior to becoming CEO, Wendy held a number of important senior positions at various non-profit organizations. Of note, she was Director, McGill Annual Fund where she strategically refined McGill University’s annual giving programs expanding both their capacity and scope.
Wendy co-organized the 1st Canadian University Annual Giving Consortium and was the key- note speaker. She has been a presenter at various conferences and has received numerous awards from AHP Canada and the CCAE.
Over the years she has served on many boards and committees and as a mentor at District 3, Concordia University’s start-up incubator.