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Deborah Legrove

Email- Deborah@crawfordconnect.com
Phone- 647.308.6653

As a leader in executive recruiting for more than two decades, Deborah Legrove brings her strong knowledge of market intelligence in non-profits and her proven track of placing hundreds of non-profit professionals to each client’s engagement. As a testament to these results, she takes great pride in the number of clients and board members who frequently refer her.

In keeping with crawfordconnect’s exclusive focus on the non-profit sector, Deborah is also a dedicated volunteer. She has served in numerous leadership roles in non-profits and has served on the boards of many organizations. Deborah has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors Not for Profit Governance Essentials course and is a popular speaker and writer in the areas of leadership search, retention, and sustainability.  She is also a member of the prestigious Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants.

Extensive Experience

  • Director, Marketing Communications and Advancement, Canadian MedicAlert Foundation
  • Vice President, DVA Navion (now Inspire, a DVA Navion company)
  • Director, Annual Giving, Toronto East General Hospital Foundation (now Michael Garron Hospital Foundation)
  • Vice President Client Services, IDC Canada

Numerous Leadership Roles

  • Board Member, Our Place Peel, Executive Committee
  • Board Member, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy
  • Board Member, AFP Golden Horseshoe Chapter
  • Board Member, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter
  • Board Member, Dorothy Ley Hospice


  • Institute of Corporate Directors Not for Profit Governance Essentials
  • CFRE (2002-2017)
  • BA University of Guelph
  • Conestoga College
  • Mohawk College

Deborah has been trained in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion