Gabby Freer


With a special talent for ensuring projects stay on track and clients have the clarity they need at every point, Gabby supports every aspect of client engagements, including project management, logistics, research, and reporting.

What I've learned

"The smallest details can make the biggest difference. "

Favourite agenda item

"Project Update"

Best question

"Do you have everything you need to move forward?"

Experience and Credentials

  • Formerly an Account Coordinator at a leading marketing and design agency, where she oversaw client communications, project schedules, and budgets
  • Graduated with honours from UBC’s Sauder School of Business
  • Was a competitive athlete during her education, including University recognition as an Academic All-Canadian and a BC AA Provincial Soccer gold medalist.
  • Volunteers as an Assistant Coach of a U15 softball team, where she mentors girls hoping to play collegiate softball

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