Christopher Minnes

Job Description: 
Director of Development
Christopher Minnes

Christopher joined the CMC to support annual donations from individuals, corporations and private foundations as well as planned gifts and bequests that strengthen the CMC’s permanent endowment to further its mission.

His experience in fundraising and marketing has served the Canadian Opera Company, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony, South Coast Repertory Theater, UCLA Performing Arts, Honolulu Symphony and Dallas Symphony Foundation in identifying, cultivating, securing and stewarding major, capital and planned gifts. He is co-founder and vice-president of the Outaouais Environmental Campus in Wakefield, Quebec (

Mr. Minnes holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and is credentialed as a Certified Fundraising Executive.