Kristi Fairholm-Mader

Director, Innovation and Initiatives | Scale Collaborative | Canada

Kristi has always worked in the community sector, starting as a service provider and advocate. In 2001, Kristi returned to school for a business degree and started exploring enterprising approaches to social change. Kristi founded and operated several social enterprises in Vancouver, including The Cleaning Solution. Kristi is the Project Manager for the Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative, a member-driven initiative of 30 rural and mid-sized local governments working to connect their procurement to community outcomes.