Past President & Current Acting President
Terri moved to Calgary over 20 years ago from central Newfoundland. Her career started with TELUS in the early 90’s and now spans over 20 years of technology sales and leadership experience from sales training to product development, marketing, and mentoring. Currently she is a Senior Account Executive for Gartner’s public sector, research & advisory services in Calgary Alberta. Terri has served CCAT as a volunteer for over nine years across programs, sponsorships, and as President from 2013 to 2016. She continues to act as President while the board seeks fresh new digital talent to lead CCAT to new heights in the digital economy as a well-branded, fiscally responsible, not-for-profit. Terri was part of the original grant writing team which was successful in obtaining a $300K grant from Status of Women Canada to advance women in the digital economy. Her passion for the past three years has been to lead and manage this program to fruition in 2016 in collaboration with the KNOVO Insights committee and a forward thinking board of professional Directors from diverse backgrounds to lend to the many voices of innovation and advancement of the programs impact. Terri’s background is in Journalism and she is a published author of several poems, short stories and articles. Most recently, she co-authored KNOVO: Motivating & Celebrating Gender Diversity in Alberta, with KNOVO Program Coordinator, Anna Nuhn. Terri is passionate about serving others and exhibiting a growth mindset. She has organized and led dozens of CCAT events over the past nine years ranging from 30 to 300 attendees and has been a trusted advisor and mentor to young volunteers to advance their skillsets and mindset to embrace professional development and career advancement opportunities with confidence and conviction.