Michelle Sorrells joined the John M. Belk Endowment in January 2022 as an Impact Officer. Prior to joining the team, she worked in the nonprofit sector in a number of education and youth-focused roles. Michelle served as a college advisor at North Pitt High School via the NC State College Advising Corps, where her passion for college access was cemented. As the 2017 Cemala Fellow, she was exposed to the power of philanthropy to move the needle on big topics. Michelle earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Public Affairs from UNC Greensboro.