A passionate fundraiser, David has been consulting for 9 of his 25+ years in this profession, forming his own Company, LOVEfundraising, following 3½ years as Partner with a fundraising consulting firm. David consistently delivers strategic counsel to large and small non-profits in Canada and the US to ultimately improve their fundraising effectiveness. In 2013, David was Vice-President, Campaign, for St. Paul’s Foundation where he established the fundraising framework for the current Capital Campaign. In other roles, David has successfully stewarded campaigns and championed fund development for a number of leading organizations including UBC, the Justice Institute of BC and Central City Foundation.
A sought-after speaker and trainer, David has shared his enthusiasm for philanthropy with not-for-profits throughout the province and has been an instructor in the “Essentials of Fundraising” course at BCIT since 2001. For the past 25 years he has been a singer with the highly acclaimed Chor Leoni Men’s Choir and has served on their Board and Fundraising Committee. David is in his 3rd year serving as President of the Greater Vancouver Chapter.