Building Your Leadership Cocktail: The Secret's in Your Blend!


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Building Your Leadership Cocktail: The Secret's in Your Blend!

The fundraising sector is in a constant state of disruption. We’re faced with new technology, rapidly changing donor trends, and generations of new fundraisers ripe with innovative thinking and challenging the status quo. These are disruptive times for leaders and organizations.

How can we prepare ourselves and our teams? Megan believes the secret is in YOU and building blended leadership skills fueled by purpose, passion and mastering the art of the pivot.

Join Megan for an interactive discussion – learn how to build your own leadership blend and help your teams and organizations stand out!

  • Learn how to curate your blended leadership style
  • Master the art of mentoring up and down
  • Diversify your teams – from one person shops to major and planned giving departments – by upskilling capacity

Megan Tregunno, CFRE, is Vice President, Chief Advancement Officer at Women's College Hospital (WCH) Foundation. Megan joined WCH Foundation in April 2011 and is part of the senior executive team. Currently leading the Foundation’s advancement efforts, Megan and her team work with principal and major donors and community volunteers to fulfill their philanthropic aspirations through the revolutionary work of WCH. Prior to her current role, she was Executive Director, Chief Community Officer and previously Director of Development & Campaign.

As a key member of the executive team, she was instrumental in leading the successful completion of the largest capital campaign in WCH’s history – $77M towards the $555-million state-of-the-art new home of WCH in Toronto – one of Canada’s most innovative, fully outpatient healthcare institutions focused on revolutionizing healthcare for women and for all.

Prior to joining WCH Foundation, Megan was Fund Development Director with Hellingman Communications in Hamilton where she provided strategic fundraising and communications counsel to non-profit organizations across Ontario. Her area of specialty includes major gifts fundraising and capital campaigns, having led three major campaigns in under three years from feasibility study across to the finish line for client organizations with no existing fundraising capacity.

An esteemed member of the fundraising community, Megan was named an inaugural “Top 40 Under 40” recipient with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy in 2018 and holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation. She also holds an Honours Communication Studies Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Fundraising Development Certificate from Mohawk College. She is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and previously led the Education and Marketing & Communications portfolios on the Board of Directors for AFP (Golden Horseshoe Chapter). She is also an instructor with AFP’s Fundamentals of Fundraising program, an educational course designed for newcomers to the profession.

This session is a Lunch & Learn. Enjoy a delicious catered lunch, listen to a professional gift planner or allied professional share their expertise in-person, and network with your colleagues for only $35.

2019_cfre_ce_provider.jpgCAGP Waterloo-Wellington is a CFRE Continuing Education Approved Provider. Full participation in a Lunch & Learn or Webinar Viewing is applicable for 1 credit in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.



9 January, 12:00pm to 9 January, 1:00pm


Mennonite Central Committee Ontario
203-50 Kent Avenue
Kitchener,  Ontario  N2G 3R1 Canada