She has earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Syracuse University, a Masters in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from The University of Michigan. Michelle holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP). She is a certified coach through the Og Mandino Leadership Institute and a certified assessment facilitator through the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carolina.
Currently based in the New England area, Michelle remains committed to serving her community and serves on several local boards including The Hanover Theatre and The Reliant Medical Foundation. Her previous board experiences include The Greene County Violence Prevention Center, the Women’s Board of the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton and the Dayton Opera Association. She also served as President of The Opera Guild of Dayton. Prior to relocating to the Greater Boston area, Michelle served as Vice-President of The Dayton Chapter of Links, Inc. (part of an international, not-for-profit corporation consisting of 12,000 professional women of color) and has now joined the Boston Chapter of The Links Incorporated. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.