Nelle Fortenberry joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000. For eight years, she was the president of Lottery Hill Entertainment, Michael J. Fox's television development and production company.
Prior to joining Lottery Hill, Ms. Fortenberry worked for directors Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard. She has also worked at NBC Entertainment and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.
After the birth of her two children, Ms. Fortenberry established an independent development deal with Mr. Fox. They are currently working on various projects to produce.
Ms. Fortenberry graduated from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.