Michele Berard, MBA is an experienced, proven leader in strategy development/implementation, philanthropy and marketing. Researching industry trends and successes have enabled Michele to develop strategies that positively impact the organization with which she is affiliated. She has raised over $30,000,000 for healthcare, social service, humane and environmental organizations. She is extremely creative and very adaptable to today’s ever changing environment. Her ability to coach, mentor and motivate employees and volunteers is the foundation of her success. Michele is also dedicated to the advancement of the philanthropy profession as well as the nonprofit sector and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (www.afpnet.org) and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (www.ppp.org).