LYNELL MILLER

Development Director

Lynell Miller brings more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, program development, communication, and political campaigns to the Vanguard team.

Prior to joining Vanguard, Lynell worked as the Development Director for Comprenew Environmental/Worldwide Christian Schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan. There, she successfully created an international student sponsorship program, developed a campaign to fully fund the construction of an orphanage in India in three months.

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In her role in business development with Comprenew, she leveraged corporate relationships to grow the business volume by more than three hundred percent. 

Lynell holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Grand Valley State University. She is also a professional photographer and small business owner, mother of two, and and has been involved with numerous nonprofits and boards in both leadership and volunteer roles.