Leila Bell-Irving

Director of Partnerships

As Director of Partnerships at CDL, Leila is responsible for the national partnership program.  Leila has dedicated her entire career to building strategic corporate alliances. She served as President, Regional Health Enterprises, with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, building strategic partnerships in the Health Care sector. For seven years, she was the Vice President of Business Development for the NHL Canucks and NBA Grizzlies, and previously was the Director of Business Development for Jim Pattision Publishing. For over a decade Leila has been the Principal of BLDG Naming Rights & Partnerships, delivering  win-win partnerships and record breaking revenue results for clients across a broad spectrum of private and public sectors. Leila’s volunteer involvement has included serving as Chair of KidSport Canada, and holding board positions on the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Bid Corporation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.