Full Name
Eric Saarvala
Job Title
Strategic Account Executive
Speaker Bio
Eric is a Strategic Account Executive with Blackbaud Canada. Prior to joining Blackbaud, Eric founded Impactalyst Consulting, a business focused on driving impact and alignment of corporate social responsibility, strategic philanthropy and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Clients included S. Sutton & Associates, a firm consulting with high net worth philanthropists and charities, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) and the CBSR Education Foundation. Eric began his career at the University of Toronto leading various advancement service portfolios notably working on the university’s first billion-dollar campaign. Eric went on to lead foundation management services at Scotiabank which included community investment programs for over 120 foundations. Eric has an Executive MBA from the Ivey Business School, his CSR-P certification from the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence, and the Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Graduate Certificate at St Michael’s University in the University of Toronto.
Eric Saarvala