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Marina Shepaksov

Marina Shepaksov

Associate Consultant


Toronto, Ontario


University of Toronto, BSc

Marina joined the Offord Group in 2019. As an Associate Consultant and project manager, she collaborates on fundraising strategy, campaign readiness, case for support development and strategic planning for charities across the sector. Marina specializes in annual giving, tactical strategy and jump-starting operations for small and medium development shops.

Prior to working at Offord, Marina spent 10 years as a development professional. Her broad range of expertise encompasses annual giving, major gifts, communications, Raiser’s Edge administration and millennial engagement.

In her previous role at Weizmann Canada, Marina designed and implemented the organization’s inaugural annual campaign while also managing a major gifts portfolio and leading several volunteer committees. She also spent nearly 7 years at Jewish Family & Child Service, where she started and grew several fundraising and operational initiatives.

Marina chairs the Associate Consultant Forums at Marts & Lundy and serves on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.

  • Bayview Glen Independent School
  • Bishop’s University
  • Centre for ADHD, Canada
  • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation
  • Indspire
  • Technion Canada
  • Trafalgar Castle School
  • Upper Canada College