Lori Schmidt
Director, Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) Board of Directors

Lori was elected to the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada’s Board of Directors in September 2016. She is CEO of GO Productivity, a nationally incorporated not-for-profit organization working to improve the productivity, innovation and competitiveness performance of Canadian for-profit and not-for-profit firms.

The business leader has had years of experience in public and private sector roles in areas such as industry and cluster development, trade policy, strategic management and regional economic development.

A graduate of the University of Alberta for Early Childhood Education and from the University of Waterloo for Economic Development, Lori has also completed her designation as a strategic alliance professional and is a member of the Board of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, a network of leaders from competitiveness organizations.

In her spare time, the Alberta resident enjoys mentoring young people; getting involved in volunteer ventures, including child and youth ministries; spending time with her husband and son; travelling; and spectator sports.