With 20+ years experience in the nonprofit sector, Pommashea is an experienced Advancement executive with a history of delivering results.
Specializing in start-up, turnaround and revitalization business challenges in all areas of advancement (alumni relations, fund development, marketing and government relations), she has built Advancement teams in addition to leading several multi-million dollar campaigns.
Pommashea's blend of redefining practice and theory has been recognized as one of Calgary's Top 40 Under 40 business leaders. She is the only Canadian to be awarded CASE's prestigious Warwick Award for her Outstanding Master's Thesis and is known for securing one of the largest gifts in Canadian history given to a post-secondary college.
She is also a sought after speaker in advancement and is an alumna of the CASE faculty since 1999. Focused on enhancing the Advancement profession, she provides strategic counsel to AdvanceU clients to maximize their potential in raising dollars and awareness. Pommashea holds a master's degree in business administration, with distinction, from Athabasca University.