Marilyn brings over 25 years of significant major gift fundraising success to her business development role at PearTree. She is a skilled professional with multi-million dollar capital campaign fundraising success within organizations across Canada, including CAMH, United Way, Kids Help Phone, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, University of Calgary, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), and the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD).
Marilyn has worked with executive-level volunteer leadership and HNW major gift donors and their advisors throughout her career, including at PearTree, where she now leads special projects involving charity outreach, communications and government relations efforts.
Marilyn’s experience, combined with her strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively accomplish objectives have resulted in important fundraising accomplishments that make a difference in the success of leading institutions and organizations. She is a member of CAGP, AFP, and the former Vice Chairman of the Design Exchange.