Michelle Osborne is a community-focused leader with 30 years of experience educating, innovating, and advocating to increase economic development opportunities for Native Americans. She currently works for Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette helping grow the nonprofit’s retail mission-integrated enterprises, including boutique stores and access to them through the Nytch mobile commerce application.
Osborne retired after a long career with Nike Inc., under North America Marketplace Operations, where she and her team managed in excess of $3 billion in product sales, e-commerce, and reporting analysis. While at Nike, she was involved in new concept store initiatives and Nike-sponsored launch events. She also co-chaired Nike’s Native American Network—a NikeUNITED diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) group; reviewed grants for Nike’s employee-led Community Impact Fund and N7 Fund (providing access to sport for Native American and Aboriginal communities); and was involved in many sustainable business and innovation corporate responsibility projects.
Prior to her Nike career, Osborne spent 12 years as a property asset-management director in the Seattle metro area.
She graduated cum laude with a marketing degree from Regis University and is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. She holds a master of public administration and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Villanova University. She also sits on Villanova’s DEI committee.
Osborne (Hum me hum me sh/ Turtle Dove) is Colville Band from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington State.