About Michelle Lynn Cangelosi
Michelle Cangelosi is a senior executive who has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions in the fields of education, government, and charitable organizations. Cangelosi is an expert in the establishment and cultivation of partnerships with a wide variety of organizations, both public and private, in the expertise areas of international relations, water and sanitation, program management, and the negotiation of partnership agreements. Cangelosi currently resides in The Villages, Florida, and her position at Heifer International is Vice President of Transformational Philanthropy.
Heifer International welcomed Michelle Lynn Cangelosi as a member in May of 2021. As the Vice President of Transformational Philanthropy, she is directly responsible for the process of formulating and putting into action plans for foundation giving and substantial contributions. Heifer International is a worldwide nonprofit organization with the mission of eradicating world hunger and poverty by assisting families in the development of economically self-sufficient food production and agriculture enterprises that bolster local economies. Since the organization's founding in 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Heifer International has distributed livestock and offered education to close to 40 million families in over 125 nations all over the world. It has programs in 21 countries at the moment, and its efforts to reduce the gap between living income and farming income help around 1 million farming households every year.
Due to her extensive knowledge of multi-stakeholder engagement, business development, international relations, and strategic partnerships, Cangelosi is an effective leader in the field of philanthropy for an organization that not only aims to assist those who are in need but also to empower them through education and approaches that are mindful of environmental sustainability. Cangelosi's career has been spurred not just by her success as a vice president at Heifer International, but also by her love for building lasting partnerships that are advantageous to both parties.