Passion for social media has led to years of experience working with building strategies and finding tools that enhance user experience. Offering expertise to organizations, conferences and event planners, adding social to their events. Working with clients prior to, during and post event, building up the conversation, engaging with speakers, sponsors and attendees. Providing post analysis and documentation which offers the opportunity to continue the conversation long after the event is over.
With 20 years experience working with bookkeeping systems, I work with small business to setup bookkeeping systems. Certified ProAdvisor for both Quickbooks Desktop and Quickbooks Online gives me the opportunity to offer best fit solutions. A needs analysis may find that the most efficient solution requires integration of a 3rd party application. Work with management and users to source and implement application.
Co-Founder of Social Media Breakfast - Calgary (@SMByyc). This monthly event is free to attend, space is sponsored and breakfast costs are covered by sponsors. Presentation topics grounded in the questions that individuals, organizations, non-profits and corporations share about social media. The conversation begins at our event with the expectation that it will continue in the community.
"It is difficult to find people who have a combination of absolute passion, for business and local charity. Yet Donna possess' an abundance of passion for both of these. I am honored to know Donna and have seen the amazing positive results of her efforts and ability to build and motivate communities.
Donna is the amazing driving force behind the Social Media Breakfast networking community in Calgary. Her passion for building a community of social media professionals increases the knowledge, expertise and awareness of the local industry.
Donna's incredible sense of community extends far beyond the Social Media professional world into the charitable giving community. Her tireless efforts to ‘give back’ to the less fortunate people of Calgary inspire others and give hope to many. Donna's positive attitude and calm nature allow her to inspire others in a quiet and powerful way. She is an asset to any organization she is involved with. "
Manager, Content and Social Media Marketing at
Postmedia Network Inc.
"Watching Donna in action, regardless if it is organizing an event, or handling the Social Media for, is simply awe-inspiring. She is able to engage people and hold their attention through the use of various mediums. Her energy seems to know no bounds!
She has an acute awareness of which channel best portrays her messaging and how to optimize that to the benefit of whatever company she is working with. Donna would be an asset for any organization to assist with their communications and social media efforts."
Mortgage Broker | Owner at
First Start Mortgage