June 4, 2021

Last Updated

September 27, 2023


The Muttart Foundation, Watermark Philanthropic Counsel

Practice Area

Intersections and Innovations

Sharilyn Hale, Watermark Philanthropic Counsel

Dr. Sharilyn Hale helps those who give, give well. As president of Watermark Philanthropic Counsel, she enables philanthropists and their families to unearth and achieve their philanthropic goals and helps social-purpose organizations deepen their performance, drawing on expertise in philanthropic strategy, family engagement, organizational development, and governance. An author and educator with a career spent in the charitable space, Sharilyn’s doctoral research focused on governance and family philanthropy in Canada, and she continues to study the giving of generous people.