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Michael Mortell

Michael Mortell, MS, is director of the Strategy Counts Initiative at the Alliance for Children and Families. This $5.3 million grant to the Alliance by the Kresge Foundation is a multiyear project with 20 pilot sites that serves as a learning lab for accelerating the transformation of the nonprofit human services sector toward greater impact by elevating the role of strategy. Mortell came to the Alliance from the Greater Milwaukee Committee where he directed a $5.1 million Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant. He earned a master’s degree in industrial organizational psychology and has additional training in Lean Six Sigma, organizational culture, and real-time strategic change.