Marnie A. Spears. BA, C.DIR.


Marnie A. Spears, President and CEO of KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.) has played an integral role in developing the firm into Canada’s largest and most successful fundraising consultancy.

Her insightful relationship management, organizational health, and campaign strategies have helped pave the road to success for non-profits of all sizes. Under her guidance, KCI’s focus on coaching, mentoring and skills development continues to allow for the transfer of knowledge and expertise to clients in all areas of advancement, helping to build a stronger, more viable philanthropic landscape.

As Chair of KCI’s Philanthropic Trends© Advisory Board, she is an internationally recognized expert on fundraising and philanthropy and is a sought-after speaker and advisor to institutional leaders and senior professionals across the country.