Aimee Argel’s nonprofit organizational development experience spans over 19 years. During her professional career, Aimee has successful raised over $50 million in individual, foundation and corporate major gifts since 2000. She is a graduate of Michigan State University (Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies) and Wayne State University (Master of Public Administration). Her current position is Senior Director, Individual Giving for Michigan State University. In this position she works with donors and alums in areas such as Women & Philanthropy, MSU Parents and Family and managing their fundraising development talent program. She has worked at several major institutions throughout southeast Michigan, notable Henry Ford Health System, University of Michigan Health System, Michigan Opera Theatre, Community Foundation for SE Michigan, DEX Design Innovations and a variety of other nonprofits in the region.
She is the immediate Past-President for the Junior League of Detroit and part-time faculty at Oakland University, College of Arts and Sciences in the Masters of Public Administration and the Nonprofit Management Certificate programs. She was also part-time faculty at Wayne State University for over 9 years, teaching in their Nonprofit Sectors Program. She has served on a variety of nonprofit boards, fundraising association boards and has consulted in helping nonprofits with their strategic and fund development plans.