Michelle Ruiz

Development Assistant

email: mruiz@pdnfoundation.org

phone: 915.218.2644

Michelle works in providing support in the implementation of the Paso del Norte Community Foundation’s annual fundraising and program strategy. She works closely with the Foundation’s community partners to develop and accomplish their own fundraising objectives as well as maintaining the fundraising and communications database. Michelle also assists with the grant writing and marketing for the Foundation and aids in coordinating the El Paso Giving Day initiative and manages the accounts receivable processing and works closely with the Accounting Manager, supporting her in executing the annual audit and yearly tax preparation. Michelle enjoys making a positive impact in the community and is passionate about improving the quality of life in the region.

A native of El Paso. Michelle has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and she did graduate studies at New York University.