Chief Impact Officer
Sheryl brings over 25 years of corporate, commercial and financial expertise, in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, to LIFT. As Chief Impact Officer, Sheryl is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the social purpose organizations (SPOs) in the LIFT portfolio. More specifically, she leads the LIFT work to assist SPOs to increase their capacity and social impact.
Cheryl brings over 20 years of corporate and financial expertise, in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, to LIFT. Cheryl serves on the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation of BC & Yukon, and previously served on the board of directors for Women’s Health Research Institute.
Senior Director, Social Impact
Alexandra is part of the social impact team that supports the capacity building and scaling of social purpose organizations in LIFT’s portfolio to affect meaningful and measurable impact. She brings an extensive background in non-profit management to the role with significant experience at both the executive level and as a consultant.
Director, Social Impact
With experience living & working in over 10 countries, Katie has built her career as an international development practitioner working with government, not-for-profits, post-secondary institutions, and in private consulting. She brings strong cross-cultural relationship development and project management skills, and has extensive proficiencies managing multi-stakeholder and partner-responsive, change management initiatives.
Associate Director, Social Impact
Sarah joins LIFT as an Associate Director, Social Impact in the Toronto office. Prior to joining LIFT, Sarah spent six years at the Robertson Foundation, a New York City-based family foundation that focuses on the environment, education and medical research. As a Program Officer, she worked across all three issue areas, and also managed all grant making for a sister foundation in New Zealand.
Senior Manager, Social Impact
Prior to joining LIFT, Daniella worked with the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), an agency of the Government of Ontario and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. At OTF she coordinated various capacity building initiatives to support the non-profit sector and supported the development of strong partnerships to advance the foundations strategic goals. Daniella also worked for the Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership, where she collaborated with cross-sectoral partners to facilitate the successful settlement, integration and community involvement of immigrants and refugees.