Michelle Kase Pullaro
Michelle Pullaro has 18 years of experience in the private and nonprofit sector. Michelle’s leadership roles have been focused on supporting high impact innovative organizations with an uncompromising commitment to creating a path from poverty to empowerment.
Prior to partnering with Quidoo, Michelle was the Executive Director for Taproot Foundation, Eastern Region. Taproot Foundation, the largest national nonprofit consulting firm in the country, strengthens nonprofits by engaging business professionals in service. In addition to increasing revenue in Taproot’s Foundation Eastern Region by 40% and launching the Boston and DC operations, she built a high performing team that managed an $8M portfolio of pro bono consulting engagements in the areas of marketing, strategy management and leadership development.
Previously, Michelle was Chief Operating Officer of Per Scholas, a grassroots nonprofit organization in New York City’s South Bronx. Per Scholas empowers individuals in the community through technology and education providing then with a solid platform for upward career mobility. Michelle was responsible for marketing, strategic planning, fund development, program design, manufacturing and customer service initiatives.
Prior Michelle’s leadership positions in the nonprofit sector, Michelle worked in the private sector with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) for 6 years in Sales Management, Corporate Training, and Corporate Marketing. Over the course of her career Michelle was a recipient of numerous awards and distinctions.
Michelle attended Columbia University’s Executive Program in Nonprofit Management, earned her MBA from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, where she was a recipient of a NASH Honors Scholarship, and holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from University of Wisconsin, Madison. Michelle lives in Madison, New Jersey with her husband JJ and children Ethan and Ava.
> John Brothers, Principal & Founder
> Michelle Kase Pullaro, Managing Partner
> Krista Vita, Senior Partner
> Carolyn Sharaway, Consultant
> Jill Hoffman, Consultant
> Arlene Brothers, Managing Partner
> Janet Arias, Consultant
> Tiffany Applegate, Partner Consultant