Michele Puleo O'Hare
Director of The Foundation
Areas of Expertise:
Fundraising, Philanthropy, Donor & Stakeholder Relations, Planning Giving, Strategic Leadership, Public & Private Partnership Acquisition, Business Development & Community Engagement
Siena College & College of St. Rose
NYS Secondary Education Certification
Bachelors of Art
Michele has held a number of leadership positions in both the non-for-profit and educational settings. She is well known in the fundraising community and has a reputation of substantially increasing organizational funding. Michele has fostered collaborations with over 300 business in the Capital District and obtained a wealth of knowledge from a successful career spanning nearly 30 years. She leads The Foundation of St. Catherine's Center for Children where she oversees philanthropic enterprise and brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, fundraising, business development, and organizational leadership. Michele serves on the boards of many prestigious philanthropic and non-for-profit boards across the region.