Mike Falder ‘94 leads the Major and Planned Gifts team including the Regional Directors of Development and the Stewardship Planning Ministry. Prior to returning to Taylor in 2007, he served for 10 years as Executive Director of Central Michigan Youth for Christ. He holds an MA in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University and EdD in Higher Education Leadership from Regent University. Mike lives in Upland with his wife, Traci, and their children, Jonah and Lydia.
Mike is assisted by Kari (Knutson ’73) Manganello, Administrative Assistant to the VP for Advancement-Major Gifts. His area is also served by the Director of Prospect Research Jan (Handy ’82) Yost, and Director of Advancement Communications Angi McCarty.