Michele Lobdell is an Instructor with Blackbaud University. In this role, she teaches clients how to use Blackbaud products effectively and efficiently. Michele is experienced in Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT, and Blackbaud’s education management portfolio, for which she serves as the Delivery Lead.
Prior to joining Blackbaud, Michele had a variety of experiences which are utilized in the classes she teaches. Michele holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Elementary Education. She was an elementary school teacher for many years, and her “volunteer” position while teaching was to train other teachers in using instructional technology. Michele was also an educational advocate for the State of Georgia and helped to obtain educational services for foster children in care.
After her time in education, Michelle decided to learn more about technology, and functioned in a project management capacity for e-commerce websites. She also enjoys working with local nonprofits, helping to facilitate wine-tasting fundraisers. Michele is based in Atlanta, GA, where she lives with her husband and two children.