Vice President, Member Engagement & Chief Operating Officer
- Master of Business Administration (MBA with Distinction), University of Leicester, UK
- Master of Arts (MA), Urban & Economic Geography, University of Toronto
- Certificate in Town and Country Planning, Oxford Brookes University, UK
- Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons. BES), Urban & Regional Planning, University of Waterloo
Carolyn is responsible for membership recruitment, retention and engagement at REALPAC and growing the value proposition for the Chief Executives of REALPAC Member Companies through several Member-only events. Carolyn provides strategic direction to the all activities at the association including the Board of Directors. She also oversees marketing and communications.
Carolyn joined REALPAC in June 2000, with significant experience as a management and land use planning/development consultant. Prior to joining REALPAC, Carolyn was a Senior Associate and Senior Planner at Dillon Consulting Limited and was a Manager in Arthur Andersen’s Real Estate Advisory Services Group. Her career focused on the provision of consulting services including corporate real estate, site location/relocation, project management of multi-disciplinary land use and environment projects (nationally and internationally), public consultation, and real property disposition initiatives for public and private sector clients.
Carolyn holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Society of Association Executives, is a full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP), and is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) in the Province of Ontario. She is an avid equestrian and enjoys world travel.