Michelle Edgerton

Vice Chair, External Relations

Michelle T. Edgerton is an experienced professional with nearly two decades of proven success as a fundraiser and senior executive leader.  Michelle’s strength is building strong, successful fundraising programs and helping organizations obtain greater clarity and mission alignment through strategic investments.  She is also a sought-after speaker and presenter.  She has facilitated tough conversations with fortitude and grace. 

In 2019, she founded The Edgerton Group – an innovative, strategic fundraising and organizational development consulting firm.  In addition to being the founding principal at The Edgerton Group, Michelle serves as the Chief Development Officer for United States of Care.  

Michelle is the President of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Minnesota Chapter and is a member of the Global Board of Directors for AFP.  Michelle holds a Master of Arts degree in Leadership from Augsburg University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Wake Forest University and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary.  Michelle lives in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with her husband, David Edgerton Jr. They have two sons, a daughter, and an amazing daughter in law. 

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