Leanne has been a fundraising professional since 2001, working primarily in health-related charities. She is passionate about connecting people to causes they care about and contributing to a thriving social-impact sector. In the role of Executive Director, Development and Alumni Engagement, Leanne leads a team of 20 fundraising and alumni professionals to raise approximately $60 million in philanthropic gifts per year through a robust major gifts and alumni engagement program.
Leanne participated in the Johns Hopkins Medical Philanthropy Institute in 2016, an exclusive workshop for senior fundraisers in the academic medical setting. She completed her Certified Fund Raising Executive certification in 2008 and received a BCIT associate certificate in Fundraising Management in 2004. Leanne serves on the board of Chor Leoni and volunteers for the St John Ambulance Therapy Dog program.