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.
Project Coordinator, Social Impact
Prior to joining LIFT, Salomeh worked with Pathways to Education, a national organization focusing on improving the educational achievement gap for youth in low-income communities. She also worked at LAMP Community Health Centre, known for its advocacy and civic engagement. Salomeh has a ‘Skills for Social Change’ Certificate from The Coady Institute, and was awarded the AFP Fellowship in Philanthropy and Inclusion, as well as the LAMP CHC Award of Merit. Salomeh also served as a Board member for Lakeshore Arts.
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.