Abbey joined the SHN Foundation team in October 2021 as Director, Stewardship, and Donor Engagement. Before joining SHNF, she spent 12 years as a member of York University’s Donor Relations team, most recently as the Manager, Donor Relations, and brings a wealth of experience in donor relations, stewardship, stakeholder engagement, and program and policy development. During her time at York, she managed the entire donor stewardship program, including the gift agreement and fund establishment process, established a donor compliance portfolio, developed a comprehensive endowment reporting program, and advised University senior leadership on strategic stakeholder development to improve donor stewardship.

In her free time, Abbey keeps busy with her Australian Shepherd, Molly, and her cats, Flynn and Baby. She also enjoys traveling, spending time with her young nieces, watching baseball, and a good road trip!