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Randy Klassen opens Global office in Regina

Global Philanthropic Inc. (Canada) announces the appointment of Randy Klassen as Senior Consultant in our new Regina office, effective January 14, 2019. The Regina office is the 11th in the Global Philanthropic Canada network of coast-to-coast fundraising consultancies.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Randy aboard to launch the Regina office,” said CEO Guy Mallabone. “Randy is a highly accomplished CEO and experienced organizational leader.  His expertise in planned and annual giving, community building and volunteer management will be very helpful for our clients.”

Randy built his career through the YMCA network, with progressively senior appointments at YMCAs in Saskatoon, Edmonton and Regina. Randy led the YMCA Regina team as CEO for 28 years, creating a robust fund development program that included annual and capital campaigns, planned giving and endowments.  Since September 2017, Randy has developed a solid network of non-profit and charitable clients as an independent consultant, developing multi-level fund development programs.

“I am very excited to join the Global Philanthropic team.  Throughout my career, I have enjoyed building capacity in organizations and building programs and services that make a difference in the community.  Working with Global Philanthropic, the expertise and knowledge that comes from the national network of Senior Consultants will benefit many organizations in Southern Saskatchewan.  I am excited to continue to work in Regina and across Southern Saskatchewan to help organizations build stronger communities.” – Randy Klassen

Randy is an accomplished leader who has demonstrated his ability to build and lead a dynamic team to successfully implement programs and services that meet an organizational strategic plan with measurable outcomes.

Randy was also an active NAYDO Council Member, the North American YMCA Development Organization that organizes conferences and fund development training for YMCA staff and volunteers across North America.  He developed educational sessions, set up webinars and developed a social media strategy.

Randy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science & Physical Education from the University of Saskatchewan. He is also a certified Balanced Scorecard Professional.

Global Philanthropic Inc. is Canada’s second largest national fundraising consultancy, with 11 offices and 25 Consultants, serving organizations coast-to-coast.