Our Team

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Dreamers & doers.
Heart-led & human.

Meet our team of talented, creative, results-achieving social profit warriors.

Jolene Livingston

Principal, Founder, Chief Vision Officer

Skills & Experience:

Governance, strategic planning and investment partnerships (a.k.a. fundraising)

Superpower:

Seeing the BIG picture and building a talented team that can make it happen in bite-sized pieces

Fun Fact:

Escaped reality for a little while to be a professional figure skater Рoften dressed head to toe in faux fur Рfor Disney on Ice (code for joining the circus). Has since learned to love reality, and to never stop being curious about it. 

Laureen Jensen

Chief Operating Officer & Project Executive

Skills & Experience:

Senior non-profit leader with over 20 years of experience in corporate, government and non-profits

Superpower:

Building successful revenue generation strategies and leading with an entrepreneurial mindset

Fun Fact:

Laureen has no fear of adventure. She moved to Mexico with her husband, three-year-old and a baby boy on the way…she now has a 22-year-old, red-haired, freckle-faced son who is proud to be a Mexican citizen!

Isabelle Daigneault

Senior Brand & Marketing Strategist, Associate

Skills & Experience:

Seasoned strategist, executive-level brand builder and facilitator with 25 years and board leadership experience

Superpower:

Building impactful brands through creativity, curiosity and collaboration (Isabelle is also fully bilingual)

Fun Fact:

Always seeking the next mountain adventure

Kim Kadatz

Project Executive

Skills & Experience:

Three decades of progressive non-profit leadership in human services, post-secondary education and the arts.

Superpower:

Uncovering the aspirations of philanthropists and connecting them with opportunities to truly make the world a better place.

Fun Fact:

Nothing is better than combining travel with wine tasting.

Amy Ansell

Fundraising Specialist

Skills & Experience:

Philanthropic giving and fundraising campaigns

Superpower:

Innovative ideas that drive transformational change

Fun Fact:

Puts hot sauce on just about everything

Jessica Freeman

Fundraising Specialist

Skills & Experience:

Major and transformational gifts, capital campaigns, alumni relations and engagement

Superpower:

Relationship builder and super recogniser (exceptional face recognition ability)

Fun Fact:

Will tap dance for donations

Nicole Titterton

Fundraising Strategist

Skills & Experience:

Annual Giving strategy, programs and campaigns, storytelling and collaborative leadership.

Superpower:

Strategic collaborator who prioritizes inclusivity to ensure alignment on strategic direction and program execution.

Fun Fact:

Met husband while giving blood for the first time at Canadian Blood Services in downtown Calgary. Two years later, he proposed at the very same place.

Sky England

Marketing & Communications Strategist

Skills & Experience:

Storytelling, writing, marketing and community engagement

Superpower:

Distilling meaning and writing with heart

Fun Fact:

Sometimes called a bibliotherapist by her friends, Sky can recommend the perfect book for any taste, mood or longing

Lisa Andrade

Accounting & Finance Strategist

Skills & Experience:

CPA Accountant with 20 years of accounting experience in the corporate and non-profit sectors

Superpower:

Seeing the hidden value in financial data and helping clients find the stories their numbers can tell

Fun Fact:

Usually found hiking on a mountain trail or in a kayak

Laurie Griffin

Research Strategist, Associate

Skills & Experience:

In-depth research, strategic communications and issues management

Superpower:

Deep curiosity about the human experience

Fun Fact:

Practicing permaculture and raising her own food on an acreage in BC

Olga Krochak

Fundraising Strategist, Associate

Skills & Experience:

Fund development and program management. Crafting creative and effective appeals

Superpower:

Spotting revenue generating opportunities in unexpected places

Fun Fact:

Lived on three continents by the age of 30