Jacline Abray-Nyman is an accomplished leader in the public sector with 20 years of demonstrated success in senior roles within Canadian universities. Jacline's career has focused on philanthropic fundraising, stakeholder and external relations. Acting in the capacity of principal gifts director and campaign counsel, Jacline has personally negotiated many significant philanthropic gifts and business partnerships, and worked on fundraising efforts totaling in excess of $125 million since 1999.
With Queen's School of Business, Jacline provides leadership for developing meaningful relationships with QSB's alumni and donors as well as with community and corporate leaders. As an Assistant Professor, Jacline teaches marketing, marketing ethics and social responsibility and has research interests in marketing, philanthropy and the social-mission sector. Jacline recently concluded a major research project entitled "Transformational philanthropy and networks of cocreated value in Canada."
Prior to joining QSB Jacline worked as a consultant providing advice to clients on relationship building, resource development, marketing and strategic planning. She held the position of Vice- President of Fundraising and Donor Relations for the York University Foundation; Director of Development and External Relations, for the Haskayne School of Business (University of Calgary); and Director of Advancement Services (University of Ottawa); in addition to several other for-profit and non-profit roles. She has worked closely as a volunteer with the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a Toronto-based social enterprise with a mission to catalyze social innovation.
Jacline holds a Bachelor of Administration (Ottawa), an MBA (Calgary), and Doctorate in Business Administration (Cranfield, UK). She is married and has a daughter.