Andrea Wright is the Executive Director of the Vancouver Police Foundation. Her career in fundraising and sales spans nearly two decades. She has held senior roles with the Vancouver Aquarium/Ocean Wise, Vancouver Talmud Torah school, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, West Coast Environmental Law, the Richmond Hospital Foundation and the University of British Columbia. Andrea spent five years in Ottawa as a special assistant to two Cabinet Ministers and an MP and then as a consultant and lobbyist for APCO, a subsidiary of Grey Worldwide.
Andrea’s fundraising experience includes major, planned and capital gifts as well as annual giving and events and marketing. She has been a member of AFP for most of her career, and previously served the Vancouver Chapter as the Government Relations Committee Chair. Andrea is excited to rejoin the AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter board to give back to the profession that has shaped her working life. She strongly believes in ongoing education and transparence within the profession.
She holds an MBA from the Sauder School of Business (Marketing, Strategy) and a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University (Political Science and History).