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SVP, Business Development

About Jen Frees

SVP, Business Development

  • Jennifer Frees

    Jennifer Frees

    SVP, Business Development

    Jennifer Frees is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at the Toronto Region Board of Trade.

    Jennifer has diverse business development, customer experience, marketing and brand development experience in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Her innovative projects have won marketing and design awards for respected international brands. Prior to joining the Board, Jennifer served as Vice President of Partnerships at the Toronto International Film Festival where she led a team of Canada's strongest partnership and events industry professionals.

    Earlier in her career, Jennifer supported an array of non-profit organizations spanning the health, tech and arts and culture sectors as a business development and stakeholder engagement consultant, as well as serving in agency-sector experiential marketing roles. In her personal time, she is a passionate volunteer for a variety of non-profit organizations, serving on advisory boards for the Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, ArtStarts and the Blue Mountain Film Festival.