Michael J. Menichetti, MBA, Vice President
Michael Menichetti is a vice president with Netzel Grigsby Associates (NGA). As a trusted thought partner, Michael strategically navigates his nonprofit clients toward their organizational goals. Always focused on mission, Michael is an adept listener who identifies donors’ passion points and guides them to discover purpose and meaning in their philanthropic endeavors.
Michael’s expertise lies in aligning each organization’s unique offerings with their mission and vision. He excels in fostering structure and synergy within teams, ensuring high levels of engagement and dedication, particularly when working with volunteer committees.
Before joining NGA, Michael contributed to Pepperdine University's success in various capacities. He served as the liaison between Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Board and Dean, overseeing all board activities, committees, and events. He worked closely with senior leadership in the Office of Advancement & Public Affairs, collaborating with the Board of Regents and Church Relations. Notably, he played a key role in the Campaign for Pepperdine, contributing to the successful completion of raising $470 million for the University.
Most recently, Michael served as the Chief of Staff at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. In this role, he collaborated with the board, President's Office, and advancement team on major fundraising initiatives, including the 75th Anniversary Jubilee, and managed corporate relations and foundation giving.
In addition to his professional commitments, Michael volunteers his time on the Santa Monica College General Advisory Board.
Michael holds an MBA and a B.S. in management from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.