Mike Gatchell, a longtime fundraising and sales professional, is currently focusing on social impact and strategic community development projects in Greenville. From 2007 to 2018, he served as a senior executive and vice president for development at Furman University, where he also worked during the 1990’s in other fundraising capacities. Prior to his recent leadership roles at Furman, Mike spent five years as a senior account manager at Blackbaud in Charleston, where he was a consultant for numerous fundraising organizations across the country. His career also included experience with DeMint Marketing and leadership of a small tech start-up in Greenville.
Mike received a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Furman University and an MBA from Clemson University. In addition to his service on the board at Jasmine Road, he also serves on the board for CommunityWorks and chairs the board for Soteria CDC. Mike and his wife, Heather, live in Greenville and have two sons, Griffin and Eli.