Jillian McDonald

A nurse by trade, an MBA by training, Jillian is an ideal blend of heart and intellect. Her compassionate nature and business acumen have enabled her to sharpen focus within portfolios and expand strategic services at Immigrant Services Calgary.

Before joining Immigrant Services Calgary as Director of Service Innovation, Jillian used her experience in business planning to increase efficiencies, revenues, and impact across the non-profit, oil and gas, and healthcare industries. In her past roles, she provided leadership and support to high-impact projects, including a $20 million project designed to improve employment outcomes for individuals with autism, and helping operationalize a $1.3 billion acute care greenfield hospital build in Alberta.

Jillian holds a master’s degree in business administration, and a bachelor’s in nursing.