Michelle Sanders

Michelle Sanders began working for Heartland Health Services in September 2016 as an Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator.  She was later promoted to the Outreach and Enrollment Manager and now as Director of Development, Marketing, and Engagement.; Michelle is responsible for the implementation of programs, patient growth, fundraising/grants, communications, creating standardized marketing practices, manage department budgets and projects, brand awareness, and manage the Community Engagement program sustaining Heartland Health Services in Peoria, Tazewell, and surrounding counties.


Michelle has 24 years of experience in outreach, branding, event planning, grant writing, and fundraising; Michelle spent most of her career working with low to moderate-income families providing services and resources.  Michelle has degrees in Business Management and Finance.  She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Peoria Chamber Ambassador, and the Public Relations Association (PRA).  Michelle serves on many boards in the community and  In her spare time, Michelle likes to bowl, spend time with family, and travel.