Michelle joined SHN Foundation in February 2023. She is an events and fundraising enthusiast with over 9 years of experience within healthcare philanthropy, covering a variety of event portfolios including community, stewardship, cultivation, and signature events. She takes pride in connecting people by curating experiences that build relationships, create a platform for impactful stories, and strengthen the community. She loves getting creative through strategy, growing peer-to-peer fundraising, and engaging volunteers. Michelle has roots in Scarborough and has been passionate the Love, Scarborough campaign from the launch.

Michelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Development Studies and Psychology from The University of Western Ontario and a Fundraising Management certificate from Seneca College. She is currently pursuing her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential.

Outside of work, Michelle loves hanging out with her family, volunteering with Hand Over Hand Community Organization leading their Social Group Program, and advocating for sibling caregivers through panels and workshops. She enjoys waking up early during the summer to venture through local farmers’ and artisan markets and exploring events and neighbourhoods around the city.