Kimberley Hanson assumed the role of HealthPartners Chief Executive Officer in February 2023. She is a seasoned executive with a track record of strong leadership and execution and deep experience in the health charity sector in Canada. She is an expert in corporate strategy, public affairs, and communications.
In recent years, she has worked as a strategic advisor to many organizations in the health and chronic disease community as Vice President at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and as Executive Director of Advocacy at Diabetes Canada. Prior to that, Kimberley held various senior management positions in crown corporations including Payments Canada and Export Development Canada.
Kimberley is a fully bilingual, experienced spokesperson and public speaker who holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. As a passionate volunteer and community member, she and her family have raised more than $1 million for local charities.
HealthPartners’ Senior Director of Business Development, Shauna Almas is a purpose-motivated leader passionate about improving the health and well-being of Canadians.
As a Business Development professional with a career path that has been unconventional by design, Shauna has been driving revenue growth and profitability across commercial, public, and not-for-profit industries for over 15 years.
Most recently, Shauna has served as Director of Development for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Prior to that she spent the better part of a decade in the life sciences industry building experience across a variety of roles and functions – including regulatory, sales and marketing.
Specializing in fostering innovative relationships and identifying new business opportunities, Shauna is inspired by a favourite African proverb – “Alone, we go faster. Together, we go further.”
Brad Offman is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Spire Philanthropy, a management consultancy specializing in corporate-charitable partnerships and philanthropic advisory services. Brad is also a co-founder and Chief Curator of the Partnership Conference.
He is the former Senior Vice President, Strategic Philanthropy at Mackenzie Investments, former President of the Mackenzie Investments Charitable Foundation. Prior to joining Mackenzie, Brad served as Vice President, Development at the Toronto Community Foundation.
Brad sits on the Board of Directors of the V-42 Foundation, the CAGP Foundation and Benefaction Foundation. He is a past member of the National Advisory Council for Imagine Canada and a past board member of Philanthropic Foundations Canada and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Brad holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto and a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from McGill University in Montreal. He also proudly holds the Master Financial Advisor – Philanthropy designation.
Sammy Feilchenfeld, CVA (he/him) is an adult educator, volunteer manager and lifelong learner. As Manager of Learning for Volunteer Toronto, he uses his nearly 20 years of experience as a volunteer manager to inform responsive and accessible learning experiences for non-profit engagement professionals, grassroots leaders, and volunteer seekers.
Sammy has a strong focus on a variety of educational interventions that support the changing needs of volunteers and volunteer managers. He also develops training for aspiring and established non-profit board members, and contributes to regular connections for the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network (OVCN). Sammy’s experience as a high school teacher, theatre producer, and policy volunteer inform his training development, professional goals, and outlook on the future of the sector.
Sammy currently volunteers as the Secretary and Director of Partnerships with the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA). In 2023, Sammy was the recipient of the Alison Caird Young Leader Award by PAVRO and an Exemplary Leader Award by VMPC.
Lisa has over 25 years experience in branding and marketing and organizational strategic planning across multiple sectors.
In addition to her entrepreneurial experience in successfully growing her own consulting company, she held several senior executive positions in the advertising and marketing, corporate and the not-for-profit sector.
Lisa founded her consulting business after a successful career in advertising as VP, National Client Services Director working on global brands including Nike, General Mills and Coca Cola.
She leverages this experience to work with her clients to align purpose with action to propel growth and social change.
Lisa has developed internationally recognized, award-winning campaigns for several global and leading brands including Nike, General Mills, Heart and Stroke and Terry Fox Foundation.
She has also facilitated the development of strategic plans for the Calgary Homeless Foundation, Cummings School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences and Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation to name a few.
Lisa has experience with governance boards as a member and Board Chair and has recently joined the Resident Doctor’s of Canada Board to help create culture and systems change through education and training.
Lisa graduated from Western with a BA, in Finance and Economics. Lisa’s mission is to work with thought leaders to build thriving societies through purpose driven strategies and integrated brand and marketing campaigns that drive revenue and social impact.