Michelle Pullaro

Chief Operating Officer

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Pronouns: She/Her

As Chief Operating Officer, Michelle oversees all Training operations while continuing to lead the strategic growth aspects of our business including Diverse by Design, Expansion, People, Project Management, and Marketing. Michelle served as Per Scholas’s Chief Administrative Officer from 2015 through 2021. Immediately prior, Michelle served as Managing Partner of the management consulting firm, Quidoo, helping nonprofits develop the management and organizational capacity to achieve positive results. She was also the Executive Director for Taproot Foundation, Eastern Region. Michelle is a “boomerang” employee of Per Scholas—from 2002-2007, she oversaw Per Scholas’ operations and covered marketing, fund development, program design and manufacturing. Prior to her nonprofit career, Michelle held various leadership roles with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) in Sales Management, Corporate Training, and Corporate Marketing. While at ADP, she received numerous awards and distinctions.


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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