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Operations Michelle Carson Senior Director 

Michelle Carson is senior director for government business development at JFF. She focuses on expanding JFF’s work to achieve equitable economic advancement for all by developing opportunities and partnerships with federal and state governments.

Her skills and areas of expertise include:

  • Partnership building
  • Business development
  • Proposal processes, management, and writing
  • Workforce and education systems alignment and integration
  • Adult education through Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Title II programs

Before joining JFF, Carson served as a business development leader for Safal Partners and helped procure $73 million in new contracts, grants, and awards with more than 15 diverse federal, state, and local entities.

Educational background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas
  • Master’s degree in adult and continuing education, Kansas State University