Michelle Charbonneau

Director of Technology Solutions

Michelle Charbonneau joined Friends of the Children in August 2020 as the National Director of Technology Solutions. Michelle has over 20 years of hands-on experience in technology as a business process analyst, systems and database administrator, web developer, engineer, product owner and project manager. Michelle’s experience spans public and private institutions in healthcare, education and finance. She got her start in technology at Oregon Health and Science University and she was an Associate Director in Information Technology at Portland State University. Michelle was most recently an IT Operations Manager for a rapidly expanding global financial firm. Michelle attended Reed College before transferring to Portland State to complete her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and continue graduate studies in Engineering & Technology Management. Michelle enjoys international travel, camping in the Pacific NW, hosting exchange students and supporting Children's International Summer Villages with her family.