Mike House – YEG Me about climbing mountains and being a champion for kid’s health

He learned at an early age to go knocking on doors and he wasn’t afraid to make the big ask. His ask at the time was only for cookies mind you, but the early makings of his best skill set was being established. 

We were so happy to get some time with Mike House. Mike is the president & CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton. 

Mike previously served as the assistant dean, development & stakeholder relations for the Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta. Working throughout Alberta, Mike has been a part of many noteworthy capital campaigns for a variety of organizations in health, education and social services, including STARS Air Ambulance, Canadian Cancer Society, Lakeland College and Discovery House Women’s Shelter in Calgary.

Prior to his direct work in the fundraising profession, Mike enjoyed an extensive and productive career as a senior marketing and communications leader in the arts and culture sector. He has worked in senior positions throughout the US and Canada at such organizations as the Edmonton Opera and The Citadel Theatre

in Edmonton, Alberta, Theatre Projects in Calgary and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA.

His academic credentials include an MBA specializing in finance and an undergraduate business degree in marketing from the University of Alberta. Mike also holds a CFRE designation that is recognized internationally within the fundraising profession.

You can learn more about the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation Here: www.stollerykids.com 

So what is Yeg Me all about?

Edmonton is a great city and we wanted to connect with some Edmontonians to learn more about them and more importantly, some of their thoughts and insight about Edmonton (YEG).


Yeg Me is sponsored in part by Road 55. If you or someone you know is looking to grow your business through marketing and strategy, please connect with Road 55. 


The Podcasts were filmed in the Werkstatt Studio. You can learn more about the studio, located in the heart of the Ice District in Downtown Edmonton by going here:


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