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Winkle Group Expands Charlotte Office – Michelle Littlejohn, CFRE, Joins Firm as Consultant

Littlejohn brings a wealth of experience to the Winkler Group, having served as an annual giving manager and major gift officer for a North Carolina-based human service nonprofit. Prior to that position, she served as the regional director of development for an academic institution, where she excelled at raising unrestricted funds and found a passion for special initiatives to augment the student experience, enhance the quality of education, and increase the amount of scholarship funds. 

In addition to her impressive professional background, Littlejohn is deeply committed to serving her community. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Down’s Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte and Metrolina Association for the Blind. She is also an active member of the Junior League of Charlotte and serves on their Legacy Foundation Board. 

“We are thrilled to have Michelle join the Winkler Group team,” said Jim Bush, President of the Winkler Group. “Her experience in fundraising and dedication to philanthropy will be invaluable to our clients. We look forward to working with her to help nonprofit organizations achieve their fundraising goals.” 

Littlejohn holds a B.A. from Appalachian State University and a M.A. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She also earned a nonprofit leadership certificate from Wake Forest University. 

About the Winkler Group

Celebrating its 18th year, the Winkler Group is a national consulting firm headquartered in Charleston with offices in Florida, Georgia, New York, and North Carolina. The firm specializes in capital campaigns and campaign feasibility studies and has recently been hired as counsel to So Others Might Eat (SOME) in Washington, D.C.; St. Joseph’s in Greenville, South Carolina; A Kid’s Place in Tampa, Florida; University of Arkansas Ft. Smith; and Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. 

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