Jennifer Conley has over 20 years of progressive, senior leadership experience in creating transformational change in education and healthcare. Two career highlights include creating, launching and leading the largest fundraising campaign successfully completed in Ottawa’s history and, prior to this, creating, launching and leading the largest fundraising campaign successfully completed to date in Ontario’s Long Term Care sector.
A sought after speaker who has received various industry and leadership awards including the AFP Ottawa Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year Award, Ottawa’s Business Woman of the Year Award, the Influential Alumni Award from her alma mater & named Top 40 Under 40 in 2012, Jennifer also has dedicated hundreds of hours to volunteering for the nonprofit and charitable sector. Jennifer holds a Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership degree and now serves as an instructor for the MPNL program.
In addition to her master’s degree, Jennifer has held the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential for 15 years and is in the final stages of obtaining the MFA-P™ (Master Financial Advisor – Philanthropy) designation.
Jennifer considers it her life’s mission to dedicate herself personally and professionally — as a volunteer, academic, researcher and industry leader — to the betterment of society by creating and leading transformational change within the nonprofit and charitable sectors.