Michelle L. Lovely, CFRE
Senior Vice President, Development and Donor Services
Joining The Dayton Foundation in 2016, Michelle Lovely has 23 years of customer relationship management, business development, banking and wealth advisory experience. She was previously employed as vice president of Private Banking for The Huntington National Bank.
As senior vice president of Development and Donor Services, Michelle is responsible for overseeing outgoing donor grant requests, fund development and gift planning activities.
A lifelong Preble County resident, Michelle earned her bachelor of science degree from Miami University and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). She’s also a very active community volunteer and has served on numerous not-for-profit boards and committees. She currently serves on Philanthropy Ohio’s Governing Board, Reid Hospital’s Audit/Compliance Committee, Leadership Dayton’s Alumni Committee and The American Heart Association Board, which she became involved with after her brother passed away from heart issues at the age of 25.
In her spare time, Michelle can be found reading a book, on her boat with friends and family, or attending one of her son’s high school sporting events. She and her husband, Travis, also have two grown daughters, one of whom recently blessed her with the light of her life, her grandson, Walker.