Dorena is currently a Senior Associate at Clairvest Private Equity. Prior to this role, Dorena received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and worked in CIBC’s investment banking division providing financing and M&A advisory to large clients.
Dorena has been involved with SVP for over 5 years and was drawn to the SVP philanthropy model so that she could help charities with more than just a financial donation. With her past experiences, she brings expertise in financial and strategic planning to the team.
In her spare time, Dorena as an avid enthusiast of the arts, traveling, festivals, food and staying active. She has brought this passion to the NPO space working closely with Art Starts. Her favourite experience so far, has been planning the Art Starts charity gala and selling a piece of her own artwork at the silent auction!