A graduate of McMaster University, Eileen’s professional experience includes sales and marketing responsibilities for local municipal governments in both Hamilton and Burlington and a local professional association. For the last 12 years, Eileen has been fortunate to have been able to devote a great deal of time to philanthropic efforts in both Hamilton where she was born and raised, as well as Burlington where she has resided with her husband and three children since 1998.
Eileen served on the Board of Directors of the Mark Preece Family House, which provides accommodation for families of acute care patients at Hamilton area hospitals for five years, leading many fundraising events and initiatives both during her time on the Board as well as five years preceding her Board appointment, as a committee member. Eileen has also assisted in fundraising initiatives at the Nelson Youth Centres and JDRF. An avid golfer, Eileen served as the 2018 Women’s Golf Captain at the Hamilton Golf & Country Club and was named Chair of the Player Services Committee for the 2019 RBC Canadian Open.