Jolene Livingston is a dynamic and driven leader who continually inspires her team to find innovative solutions for their clients. Just as her business has grown over the past 10 years, so has her vision for the impact Bespoke Social Profit Solutions can have on the entire sector—one that plays a $10 billion role in Canada’s economy. Jolene’s vision is for social impact organizations to be recognized and treated as significant, intrinsic players in the everyday improvement and vitality of our communities.
Before starting Bespoke, Jolene spent a decade on the senior leadership team representing development at the University of Calgary, where she and her colleagues led a team of nearly 100 to deliver an annual $100+ million fundraising strategy. She designed and delivered campaigns for the $85 million Schulich School of Engineering’s expansion, the $40 million Taylor Family Institute for Teaching and Learning, and the $25 million Werklund School of Education.