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Michelle T. Edgerton

Chief Development Officer

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.  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.