Tony Lee

Three words that best describe him

Strategic, innovative, bold

What’s his role and connection to the cause?

Passionate about giving back since he was a teen attending camp, Tony has been bringing that positive energy to the non-profit sector for more than 20 years. He’s known for exceeding fundraising targets, building brand awareness and inspiring teams to high performance.

He brings experience working with such reputable organizations as World Vision, Habitat for Humanity, and most recently, the Canadian Cancer Society. Tony is also associated with professional organizations, such as the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Canadian Association of Gift Planners.

The chief development officer, who joined the team in January 2018, leads domestic marketing, fund development, communications and public-relations strategies and operations.

What academic work set him up for success?

Tony holds a Masters in Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School in Scotland and a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree from McGill in Montreal.

Interesting tidbit

A motorcycle racer in his youth, Tony now loves travelling and skiing with his wife and two teenage sons.