Michelle Dejno

Michelle Dejno

Executive Vice President

Michelle joined the O’Connor Connective team in July 2018 with more than 25 years of experience in strategic marketing communications — as an executive, a consultant and an educator in industries such as retail, education, health care, hospitality, entertainment, financial services and telecommunications as well as with nonprofit organizations.

Most recently, Michelle worked as the Director of Fund Development and Community Relations for the St. Mary Catholic Schools system in Neenah. She previously was the longtime Executive Vice President of Partner Services for Willems Marketing in Appleton and also taught marketing as an Adjunct Faculty member at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton.

She currently serves on the Association for Fundraising Professionals NE Wis (AFP) Board of Directors, Fox Cities YMCA Corporate Marketing Committee and Neenah-Menasha YMCA Board of Directors, the Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region Communications Committee, the Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region Board of Directors, the Advisory Council for the Professional Communications Major at Fox Valley Technical College and board member of the Neenah Historical Society.

She was a member of Neenah Rotary, past board member for Future Neenah and the Tri-County Community Dental Clinic boards. Having been highly engaged in the New North community, Michelle knows how to assist CEOs, boards and leadership teams in advancing their efforts through smart marketing and communications to get results in sales, growth, fundraising and recruitment of talent. Michelle received the 2023 Neenah Rotary Jack Casper “Service Above Self” award for her extensive volunteer work with nonprofit organizations.

B.A. in Journalism-Advertising, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Contact Info

Phone : 920.288.2980