Steve Hoscheit, CFRE
President & CEO
The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation and Trillium Health Centre Foundation
Steve has an impressive track-record working in both the private and non-profit sectors. He leads a team of 35 individuals across two Foundations who expect to surpass the $30 million mark in total fundraising activity this year for site-specific needs of Trillium Health Partners, the largest applied research community hospital in Ontario. Steve is responsible for Board development, strategic planning, fund development, finance, human resources, and moving the Foundations “to the next level” of health care fundraising for our community.
Previously, Steve served as President and CEO of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation (Calgary). During his tenure he led a team of 40 individuals that doubled revenue to $30 million annually with growth in the endowment to $88 million. Steve also spearheaded negotiations with the Calgary Health Region and the University of Calgary resulting in the establishment of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute.
Prior to his appointment to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, he enjoyed a thirteen-year career with Ketchum Canada Inc., Canada’s most successful fund raising consultancy. Most recently as Senior Vice President, he was responsible for the management and growth of the firm's activities in Western Canada and effectively collaborated with over 75 clients in campaign management (objectives ranging from $3 million to $100 million), strategic counsel, Board development, staff training, and market research. In his work with over 30 hospital and allied health organizations, Steve developed significant expertise relating to Canada's complex healthcare environment.
Steve started his career in 1993 at the University Hospital Foundation in Edmonton where, as Director of Development, he achieved significant results in many activities such as Board development, major gift solicitation, donor cultivation, planned giving, donor stewardship and recognition.
A graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Economics, he continues to enhance his skills through a variety of professional education courses. He is also a Certified Fund Raising Executive through the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the only internationally recognized fund raising accreditation program. In 2008 Steve received the AFP Master Trainer designation and was, most recently, a presenter at the AFP International Conference in New Orleans.
Steve is an active community volunteer with organizations such as Big Brothers / Big Sisters (alumni), Social Venture Partners Calgary and the Calgary Achievement Centre for Youth (Past Board Member). He is currently serving as a Director of the AFP Toronto Chapter Board and as a member of the AFP Canada Government Relations Committee.