Mike Kirkpatrick - Heller Consulting

Mike Kirkpatrick

Principal Consultant

Prior to joining Heller Consulting, Mike spent over 20 years in strategic and technical leadership positions in both nonprofit and higher education organizations. Drawing upon years of experience at the Canadian Cancer Society in marketing, online fundraising and digital, he brings a strong understanding of nonprofit organizations and complex systems issues operating at the national scale. Mike is a frequent speaker at software user conferences and nonprofit strategy conferences. Mike’s role as a fundraising Board Member with his local animal shelter also gives him an appreciation of the opportunities and challenges facing smaller nonprofit organizations.


  • Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (CRM)
  • Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 Marketing Functional Consultant Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Catalyst Training 
  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified: Customer Data Platform Specialty 
  • Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice, Toronto Metropolitan University


  • B.Comm (Marketing), Queen’s University


  • DIY
  • Fishing
  • Gardening
  • Enjoying the Canadian great outdoors

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