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Chrissi Forte

Board Director

Chrissi Forte joined the CGMH Board of Directors in 2023 and is a member of the Governance and Hospital Development committees of the Board.

Chrissi is a Senior Lead on the Communications & Public Affairs team at Shopify, where she works closely with executive leadership and product teams to share the company's story through integrated campaigns across both internal and external communications channels. Her work is centered in impactful storytelling, community engagement, and culture building within the company and across the entrepreneurship space. Chrissi is an active SMB mentor for Canada's Futurpreneur program, helping local Collingwood businesses ramp up and scale their operations within the community and beyond.

Chrissi has a robust background in marketing, production, project management, and strategic communications. She has led teams and campaigns for agencies and not-for-profits alike, including North Strategic (now MSL Canada), Harbourfront Centre, Luminato Festival, and Easter Seals Ontario.

Chrissi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dalhousie University and Master of Arts degree from the Central School of Speech and Drama (University of London).

Chrissi resides in the Town of The Blue Mountains.

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