Samantha Zimmerman (she/her) is a dynamic and accomplished Digital Strategist and Nonprofit Finance Consultant who has seamlessly transitioned from her roots as a proficient bookkeeper into a specialty in digital strategies and change management. With a career spanning over 15 years in the nonprofit arts sector, Samantha has proven herself to be a trusted leader and invaluable partner to organizations seeking to enhance their financial management, leverage new technologies, and streamline operations through automation.
Samantha's expertise lies in developing and implementing transformative strategies that encompass financial management, organizational operations, and people management to drive the realization of strategic initiatives. Her adept approach involves meticulously identifying pain points, clarifying needs, and finding right-sized digital solutions for lasting improvements. Samantha's belief in the power of employing the right tools is evident in her work to empower organizations to heighten efficiency, minimize manual tasks, and maintain accurate, up-to-date information.
In addition to her consultancy services, Samantha holds the positions of Executive Director at the Guelph Youth Music Centre and Board Chair of CANVAS (Canadian Arts Resources Foundation for Ontario). She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies with a Fine and Performing Arts Option from the University of Waterloo, a Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration and Cultural Management from Humber College, and most recently a Graduate Certificate in Change Management from Royal Roads University.