Mike House, MBA, ICD.D (he·him·his)
20+ years of healthcare, community & social services, government and arts & culture fundraising in the Prairies Region
Mike joined Global in 2024. With his trademark creative touch combined with an entrepreneurial flair, he has been a professional fundraiser and senior executive for over twenty years and is known for his authentic approach to building trust, his curiosity and his creativity.
Mike led the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton as President and CEO, overseeing a team that generated over 100,000 donations and $45 million annually, and over $300 million raised during his tenure. Before the Stollery, he served as Assistant Dean of Business at the University of Alberta for seven years and was Senior Director with a national fundraising consulting firm for over five years.
He was recognized internationally by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as the Network Person of the year in 2019 among 170 Children’s hospitals in North America. In 2022, Mike was recognized as the Global Impact Award Honoree representing Canada by the Young Presidents Organization, a global leadership community of CEOs. He was awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal in 2022 for outstanding contributions to his community.
Fun fact: In 2019, Mike and 11 donors scaled Mount Kilimanjaro! They raised over $1 million towards children’s health for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.