Michael Kolodner

is an independent nonprofit Salesforce consultant specializing in custom applications for educational organizations and mentoring Salesforce Admins. A declarative Salesforce Engineer, Salesforce MVP, Trailhead addict, and active member of the Power of Us Hub, Michael got his start in Salesforce accidentally, like so many other #AwesomeAdmins. Michael loves to help nonprofits use technology and data to work efficiently, solve problems, and make the world better. His favorite Salesforce mascot is Earnie the Badger!

How I Solved This: Take Action Directly from a Report

Welcome to a new series on the Salesforce Admins blog called “How I Solved This.” In this series, we will do a deep dive into a specific business problem, and share how one #AwesomeAdmin chose to solve it. Once you learn how they solved their specific problem, you will be inspired to try their solution […]


What I Learned From Writing My First Trigger

I’m a Salesforce Admin. I’m not a developer. I can build you a great Salesforce solution, but I use clicks, not code. Not too long ago, a request to prevent deletion of certain opportunities would have been a nonstarter because we were faced with two main challenges: we don’t have money in the budget for […]