Michele Shipitofsky, CFRE, has been a professional fundraiser for over 20 years, becoming a CRFE in 2004, with responsibilities ranging from annual giving. special events, and media relations, to major and planned giving. She has had the privilege to work and volunteer for a variety of nonprofit agencies, but she has a personal passion for causes related to our youth.
Currently she serves professionally as Chief Development Officer of Gabriel’s Angels, an Arizona nonprofit that provides healing pet therapy to at-risk children to help build core behaviors like trust, empathy and confidence needed for a promising future. In her role as CDO, she is responsible for the fund development programs and external communications to support the work of Gabriel’s Angels. Personally, she serves on the Board of Directors of HOBY AZ, a statewide chapter of an international youth leadership program.