Mark Holmgren

Mark has worked most of his career in the non-profit sector as front line worker, senior staff, CEO, and as a consultant to many non-profits and governments. After serving as the CEO of Bissell Centre for five years, Mark took on the position of Director Vibrant Communities Canada for Tamarack Institute in January 2016.

Mark was a member of Mayor Iveson’s Task Force to End Poverty and chaired the task force’s working group on Housing and Transportation. Other past positions include: Executive Director of Operation Friendship, and VP of Business Services for the United Way. As an organizational change consultant for 20 years, Mark’s clients have included: City of Edmonton, Telus World of Science, Muttart Foundation, United Way, St. Stephen’s College, The Family Centre, the Edmonton Social Planning Council, and dozens more. Through Tamarack he has delivered key notes and workshops on Upside Down Thinking, the Socio-Economics of Poverty Reduction, Community Engagement, Capacity Building, and more.

  • Company:Tamarack Institute
  • Short Bio:Director Vibrant Communities Canada
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