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.
Contact Allan at: firstname.lastname@example.org