|about us s&w approach our team our clients success stories news & events careers locations||
Michele Fetting, Senior Consultant–Michele Fetting is a Pittsburgh-based writer with expertise in strategic planning, fundraising, public policy and multimedia communications. Her work with Schultz & Williams clients includes a campaign planning study with Friends of Moccasin Bend National Park (Chattanooga, TN), a campaign plan for The Frick Art & Historical Center (Pittsburgh) and development planning for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida (Naples).
As a consultant, Michele has worked with a diverse range of clients, including the FDA, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Seagate Technology, the U.S. Department of State, the Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, Steel Technologies and Astorino. She also spent several years with the Heinz Endowments, one of the largest private foundations in the country, where she worked to build the internal communications program and helped regional nonprofits in strategic planning, programming and outreach.
Michele started her career in journalism, film and video production; she has experience in production, sound technology and writing for documentary films, television commercials, video and feature films. During graduate school, she worked in Kenya on a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project, collaborating with rural women to improve nutrition and decrease childhood mortality. She also developed a program in post-Communist Slovakia to strengthen democracy through communications and building international linkages.
She co-authored The Challenge of the Environmental City: A Pittsburgh Case Study (The MIT Press) and Sustainable Development in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Region for the Presidentís Council on Sustainable Development. Micheleís work has been published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Naples Daily News and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Michele holds a masterís degree in Public and International Affairs, with a concentration in economic development, from the University of Pittsburgh. She has a bachelorís degree in journalism from Ohio State University. She serves on the boards of the Pittsburgh Marathon, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Fox Chapel Area Land Trust.
Michele is currently writing a book about her experience fighting non-Hodgkinís lymphoma.