JA SWO Welcomes New Fund Development Officer

January 18, 2017 South Western Ontario

JA South Western Ontario hires Dave Roberts as their new Fund Development Officer!


CHATHAM, ON - January 18, 2017
JA South Western Ontario, is pleased to announce that Dave Roberts has been appointed to the position of Fund Development Officer. Dave will be working primarily out of our Windsor location at the Downtown Business Accelerator as well as offering support to the other cities in South Western Ontario.

Dave comes to JA with an extensive background in Marketing and Advertising, having worked for various Graphic companies over the years as well as being an entrepreneur himself. Being an avid contributing member of the Windsor Essex community, Dave is the Past Chairman of the President’s Council of the Windsor Club, past Chairman of the Communications Committee and Windsor Image Committee through the Windsor & District Chamber of Commerce. He is also a volunteer with the Windsor Sportsmen Club among other dedications.

“Dave comes to us with a vast amount of energy and enthusiasm”, says Barb Smith, President, of Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario. “We are very excited to have Dave on our team and look forward to expanding our educational programs and building brand awareness through increased fundraising efforts.

“Junior Achievement has a long history in our area and many successful businesses today have owners and employees who received their initial drive and ambition through JA programs”, added Roberts. “The Fund Development Officer is a new position and my overall goal is to help JA expand their footprint.”

Pictured above: Barb Smith, President and Dave Roberts, Fund Development Officer

About JA Canada

JA Canada is the country’s largest youth business education organization and is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in the global economy. Offering programs in the areas of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness, JA Canada strives to help students make informed and knowledgeable financial decisions, develop career plans and express their innovative spirit. For more information, please visit us at or follow us on Twitter @ja_swo

For more information, please contact Barb Smith, President of JA South Western Ontario

Barb Smith, President
JA South Western Ontario

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