Animal Care Manager - Michelle Lenz

Michelle Lenz is the Animal Care Manager for Naperville Area Humane Society. Michelle received her bachelor's degree in Sociology, with special concentration in community service from Eastern Illinois University.

After several years working as a marketing communications manager for Fortune 500 companies, Michelle decided it was time to leave the corporate world for something she truly enjoyed: the field of animal welfare.

Michelle began supporting Naperville Area Humane Society as a volunteer in 2002. After three years of volunteer service, she transitioned into the part-time staff position of Animal Care Technician. In 2006 Michelle was promoted to Animal Care Manager. Michelle’s responsibilities include animal care, adoption counseling and managing a team of four animal care technicians.

Michelle shares her home with cats and a dog.