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Natalia Branco

Junior Associate

Natalia Branco has over 8 years of experience working in marketing, customer success management, and SalesForce implementation. She is passionate about how technology can improve sales results and companies’ performances and is proud to have made a difference by working in small startups to large well-established companies in the financial services industry, as well as nonprofit organizations seeking to fully implement and harness the power of SalesForce. Natalia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising from Universidade Paulista, Brazil, a Master’s degree in Business Communication from Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Global Business Management from Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada, and is a Certified SalesForce Administrator (Admin 201 and Platform App Builder). 

Fundraising Area of Expertise:
Advancement Services, Donor and Constituent Engagement and Project Management

Sector Experience:
Healthcare, Education, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Fundraising Must Have:
Technology to empower institutional leaders and volunteers with the right data and tools to perform their jobs successfully

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Katherine Scott


Katherine Scott is a seasoned prospect research and development professional with 13+ years of experience working in international development and information science including work with Médecins Sans Frontieres – Doctors Without Borders (MSF Canada), Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Canadian Red Cross and Ryerson University. She currently serves as President of Apra Canada, an association dedicated to the advancement of the prospect research and development profession.

Katherine is tri-lingual, speaking French and Spanish in addition to English, and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, a Master of Arts – Political Science and International Development, and a Master of Information Science – Knowledge Management and Information Management from the University of Toronto.

Area of Expertise:
Katherine’s core expertise is in Major and Principal Gifts. Prospect Research and Development

Education, Healthcare, Arts & Culture, International Development, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Fundraising Must Have:
A library card


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Allan Weatherall

Senior Associate

With over 35 years experience, Allan has comprehensive knowledge of fundraising, corporate communications and public relations. He has been involved in major capital campaigns as well as day-to-day fundraising requirements for numerous nonprofit organizations and has played a key management role while helping to raise millions of dollars. Allan has built high performing front-line fundraisers and facilitated the creation of an atmosphere where stakeholders are committed to a common goal.
His professional experience includes work with hospital foundations in Ottawa, Huntsville and St. Thomas. In addition, Allan has held roles with The Arthritis Society, Salvation Army, Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance, Huntington’s Society, various Chambers of Commerce, and the Canadian Museum of History.
Allan studied Applied Arts and Radio/TV production at the Algonquin College and obtained his Bachelor of Arts at Carleton University. He is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and holds professional accreditations as a Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (FAHP), an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), and a Volunteer Management Certificate. He has been a member of the Association of Health Care Philanthropy, Health Care Public Relations Association and the Canadian Public Relations Society.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Allan’s expertise is on Donor & Constituent Engagement. In addition, he has vast experience in Capital Campaigns and Strategic Planning; Major and Principal Gifts; Planned and Legacy Gifts; Project Management; Annual Giving and Direct Marketing, Stewardship, Public/Media Relations and Video Production.

Sector Experience: Healthcare, Hospital Foundations, Social Services, Government Agencies and Arts & Culture

Allan’s fundraising must have: An ability to see that people are enriched through the utilization of donated funds to, in turn, create a charitable resource that enriches lives.

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Glen Walsh


Glen Walsh has over 15 years professional experience in the area of community development, settlement, employment and career services and programs. He is an exceptional leader with specialist knowledge who is skilled in the successful management, administration, design, and implementation of major innovative settlement and employment programs.
Glen earned his post-graduate diploma of Business Administration and Marketing from Fanshawe College in London. He has also completed a number of public administration courses from Ryerson University in Toronto.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Glen’s core expertise is in Development Program Review. He brings a wealth of experience in Management and Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Data Analytics; Donor and Constituent Engagement; Strategic Planning; Interim Program Management; Project Management; Risk Management: Leadership and Strategic Direction, Logic Modeling, Program and Service Implementation: Program and Service Evaluation, Partnership Development and International Development.

Sector Experience: Education, Arts & Culture, Settlement, Employment and Career Services, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Glen’s fundraising must have: Innovation and have a clear direction.

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Christopher Walker


With more than 12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Christopher Walker specializes in the intersection of annual fund, major gifts and planned giving, and capital campaigns. His previous experience includes roles as Fundraising Consultant, Regional Director of Development with the South and Central Health Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Development Manager with LOFT Community Services in Toronto. Christopher graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies. He has also completed the Canadian Association of Gift Planners Original Planned Giving course in 2019.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Fundraising Campaigns and Strategic Planning are Christopher’s expertise. His experience also extends to Major Gifts, Planned and Legacy Gifts, Donor Relationship Building and Stewardship, Donor Prospect Identification, Capital Campaigns and Board Training, Management and Governance.

Sector Experience: Christopher has experience working in the healthcare and the social service sectors

Christopher’s fundraising must have: An inspiring mission and a willingness to be creative and think outside the box when reach for the goal.

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Cyril Urbano

Senior Associate

Cyril Urbano is a seasoned marketing professional with more than 15 years of product management experience in the Philippines, USA, and Canada. Cyril has solid experience in brand-building through strategic market planning and business-building through product innovation and renovation. Cyril earned his master’s degree in Global Marketing Communications from Emerson College in Boston.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Cyril’s areas of expertise are in Project Management and Strategic Planning. Fairly new to the fundraising space, he can offer valuable insight on the following areas: Alumni Relations and Giving; Annual Giving and Direct Marketing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Data Analytics; Development Program Review and Expansion Strategies; Fundraising Campaigns and Risk Management

Sector Experience: Healthcare, Arts & Culture, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Cyril’s fundraising must have: An innovative and strategic approach that can make a positive, significant difference in people’s lives and enables lasting change.

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