Michelle Pelini originally joined BEF in the summer of 2011 as an intern. After receiving her Masters of Sport Administration from Belmont University, she rejoined the team as Program Coordinator. Now the Program Communications Director, Michelle oversees the Foundation websites, marketing, collateral, and the Rimington Trophy. Prior to joining the BEF staff, she interned with the Boys & Girls Club in Franklin, TN, the University of Nebraska Athletic Department, and DeBartolo Sports & Entertainment, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. John’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Michelle grew up in Youngstown, Ohio and currently resides in New York City.