Director of Development
Michelle Amador (Director of Development) joined MMDG in 2012 after twelve years of experience in substantially increasing contributed income for innovative arts organizations (Issue Project Room, ETHEL, San Jose Jazz, SFJAZZ). Under her leadership, MMDG’s contributed income increased from $1.4 million in Fiscal Year 2012 to $3.8 million in Fiscal Year 2018. Michelle manages a team of three staff members: a Manager of Institutional Giving, Manager of Individual Giving, and a Development Associate who provides support to the full department. Together with MMDG’s Board, Michelle leads the Mark Morris Above & Beyond campaign, a comprehensive multi-year campaign to raise $25 million by 2020 in support of capital projects, capacity-building and program expansions, and legacy. Michelle is also a published singer, songwriter and recording artist. She is married to drummer and visual artist Tim Bulkley and has a son named Harrison.