Jennifer Stewart

Chief Development Officer

Arthritis Society

Bio

Jennifer has been a professional fundraiser for almost three decades, including 20 years as president and CEO of Providence Healthcare Foundation. She joined the Arthritis Society as Chief Development Officer in Spring 2020 to lead the national development team.

Jennifer grounds her work in a relentless pursuit of excellence, with a deep understanding of the power of uniting people around a common goal. Among her many achievements at Providence, she guided the completion of the $28-million campaign to build the Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence and the $5-million endowment fund that sustains it.

At the Arthritis Society, she directs a clear and compelling fundraising vision, with a goal to raise $40 million annually through major gifts, events, direct response and planned giving programs to fund the organization’s research, advocacy and information solutions for people with arthritis.

Jennifer holds a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation and has an honours BA from Western University.