Jeff Bryson is the executive director of The Stollery Charitable Foundation (SCF), a private family foundation that provides grants to charities, strengthens the charitable sector and fosters partnerships to improve communities.
Born and raised in Kamloops, B.C., Jeff completed a bachelor of science and a bachelor of commerce at the University of Alberta. Following a career in the insurance industry, where he led initiatives in professional development and team training, Jeff became the granting director at SCF and was promoted to the position of executive director in 2013. He is responsible for all operations and administration of this endowed private family foundation, working with a board of 10 directors.
Jeff lives in Edmonton with his two children. He lives an active life, participating in many sports, volunteering, and travelling with his family. In addition to his 2016 appointment to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation’s board of trustees, Jeff is a director on the board of The Stollery Charitable Foundation. He is a member of Edmonton’s Family and Community Supports and Services committee (2012-2016; vice-chair in 2015 and 2016), co-chair of the Crestwood parkland redevelopment committee, and has been coaching his children’s community soccer teams since 2012. Jeff enjoys his involvement in the charitable sector and is impressed with the capacity of local agencies to affect real change.