B.S. - University of Illinois, Champaign
Michelle Friedman is the Director of Development. She is responsible for raising operating and endowment dollars through annual campaigns, major gifts solicitations, direct mail, corporate sponsorships and foundation grants.
Ms. Friedman works closely with the Board of Directors, Development Committee and staff to coordinate the solicitation of prospects and stewardship of donors. She also recruits and manages volunteers to raise funds and acts as a resource to groups such as the Alumni and Parent Organizations.
Ms. Friedman began her career with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago where she worked on annual, capital and endowment campaigns. Prior to coming to RZJHS she was a Major Gift Officer at the Museum of Science and Industry where she was part of a team that completed a five year, $200 million capital campaign.