In her role as Director of Development for Dare2tri, Michelle is responsible for fundraising, growing and cultivating corporate partnerships, developing and implementing signature events, building foundation and major gift relationships, communications, and advancing brand awareness to further Dare2tri’s impact.
With an extensive career that spans the marketing, communications and fundraising industries, she brings a strong strategic perspective, a keen eye for finance, and a skill for improving process and infrastructure to her role, constantly seeking ways to creatively maximize revenue and build relationships to benefit Dare2tri’s mission.
Michelle is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and lends her strategic planning and fundraising expertise as both a board member and volunteer to several local, national, and international organizations. She lives in Evanston with her husband and two rescued German Shepherd Dogs
Staff member highlights
- Education Middlebury College, B.A. in English; University of Edinburgh, Honors Degree in English
- Certifications USA Swimming Level II, AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer, Master Diver, Rescue Diver
- Countries Lived In United States, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan, Scotland
- Favorite Races Great Lakes Plunge, Big Shoulders Swim, Iron Girl Triathlon