Claude Lestage

Claude Lestage

Senior Consultant

Québec City, Québec

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Claude Lestage (he·him·his)

25+ years in post-secondary education, independent schools, and healthcare sectors in the Québec Region

Consulting Skills

  • Annual Giving
  • Bilingual (English & French)
  • Campaign Management
  • Campaign Planning Studies
  • Coaching & Training
  • Foundations
  • Fund Development Planning
  • Major Gift Development
  • Pipeline Management
  • Planned Giving
  • Small Shop Fundraising
  • Stewardship & Donor Relations
  • Strategic Planning

Sector Experience

  • Community & Social Services
  • Faith-Based
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Independent Schools
  • Post-secondary Education

Joining Global in 2023, Claude is a communications expert.

His journey has led him to advise businesses and professional organizations, such as lawyers and financial advisors, on how to integrate philanthropy into their practice and culture.

His vast experience enables him to offer clients incredible insight into capital campaigns, strategic planning and planned giving. He is a faculty member at the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) and has been instrumental in raising over $250 million for philanthropic projects.

His accreditations include IQPF (Institut québécois de planification financière), CSF (chambre de sécurité financière), BQ (Barreau du Québec) and CN (chambre des notaires).

Fun fact: Claude has a need for speed. He regularly puts the pedal to the metal in simulated F1 racing.

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