The Goldie Company

Parley: February 2009 - Goldie Company announces new executive appointment in Western Canada

February 2, 2008, Toronto - The Goldie Company, the internationally recognized Toronto-based strategic fundraising firm is pleased to announce the appointment of John A. Phin, CFRE, as its new Director, Western Canada, serving the needs of its rapidly expanding interests and client base across Canada.

Phin, a seasoned fundraiser, writer and communications specialist, has held senior staff roles at various organizations and owned and managed his own professional fundraising firm. In addition, he has taught fundraising and fund development at Mount Royal College, and is a passionate advocate for professional fundraising, earning the CFRE designation in 1999 and is an ACFRE candidate, the profession’s highest credential.

“As we look towards the future and the increasing role that The Goldie Company will play in the strategic and fund development needs of many organizations across Canada, we are delighted to have such a committed and skilled fundraising professional such as John join our team,” said George Stanois, Managing Director, The Goldie Company.

Phin, an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) with local and international board and committee experience, has a well-rounded knowledge of the philanthropic community and an uncommon breadth of skill enabling him to work directly and hands-on, enabling organizations to change the world.

The Goldie Company offers a full range of fundraising and management services to drive campaigns and build organizational capacity with an impressive client list in the healthcare, education, and cultural sectors in Canada and the United States. As Canada’s longest established fundraising firm, Goldie has raised in excess of one billion dollars and has gained a reputation for both developing innovative solutions and drawing on considerable experience to achieve exceptional results.

In today’s world, non-profit organizations are increasingly challenged to identify opportunities and to develop smart funding strategies. The Goldie Company understands these challenges and we share your commitment to making the world a better place.