DEBRA BOND-GORR, CFRE (she·her·hers)
Debra is a self-described social justice advocate who believes the best change comes out of chaos. After an illustrious career in marketing and public relations with the for-profit sector, Debra turned her passion to working with not-for-profits where she raised over $400 million for causes close to her heart. She most recently worked as Chief Development Officer with the Centennial Infant and Child Care Foundation. She has also worked as a professor and enjoys mentoring young fundraising professionals. Debra joined the Ontario team as a Senior Consultant in 2022.
- 30+ years of fundraising expertise in the health and social services sectors with a focus on audits & assessments, board development & governance, capital campaigns, executive coaching, strategic planning, small shop fundraising and major gifts.
- Primary focus: healthcare, higher education.
- Based in Toronto, Ontario
- Fun fact: Debra loves golf. Desperately. With an immense passion. Did we say she loves golf?