Dave Lavoie is a seasoned fundraising manager with over 20 years of experience working with well known Canadian and international nonprofits. He has helped organizations create and implement data-driven strategies to expand their development channels, and enhance fundraising programs to exceed revenue goals and steward a broad base of donor support. As a resourceful and results-oriented leader, Dave excells as a project manager, forecaster, operational planer, and evaluator. His professional experience includes positions with Save the Children Canada, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, TVO, and Oxfam. He received a Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University, and completed the Fundraising Associate Program at the B.C. Institute of Technology. He is currently in the process of obtaining Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) status.
Fundraising Area of Expertise: Dave brings a deep level of sector expertise in Direct Marketing. A well-rounded fundraising professional, he also brings extensive experience in donor stewardship, program strategy, development, budgeting, implementation and staff management.
Sector Experience: Through his work as both a client and a vendor, Dave has gained a unique perspective, knowledge and set of skills. Dave has managed multi-million dollar portfolios for organizations such as the National Ballet of Canada, Oxfam, TVO, and Save the Children, and for the service providers, Univision and Strategic Communications.
Dave’s fundraising must have: When people ask what I do, I tell them I am a conduit… one that channels the all-important desires of individuals who want to make a difference in the world through organizations who have the potential to make the world a better place.
Contact Dave at: firstname.lastname@example.org