Michele Bennyhoff

As Community Partnerships Chair, Michele stewards the relationship development with community organizations for the purpose of furthering the organization’s mission. She brings decades of experience in nonprofit, private and government agency subject matter expertise as well as coalition, community engagement and relationship building.

Michele Bennyhoff currently owns and operates Bennyhoff Products and Services. A boutique consulting firm focused on business solutions for the age of disruption: Innovative Tech Solutions, Business and Change Management Consulting.

Michele has volunteered with the AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and the United Nations. Her professional portfolio — 20 years in the making — includes coalition building and business development, as well as consulting with non-profits and associations for program management, community engagement, and leadership development. Michele’s expertise also includes business reorganization and infrastructure, developing lean operations, and facilitating collaborative, innovative thinking to advance, organizations, boards, committees and teams.

With a Masters of Public Health she has worked with organizations across the healthcare sector. She has a strong working knowledge of California’s behavioral health and healthcare delivery and financing systems. She possesses a strong working knowledge of California’s legislative and budget processes and recent legislative history on health care topics, plus 10 years of public policy work focused on healthcare reform in California.