Michelle has 5+ years of experience in building and executing on corporate strategies at a Fortune 15 corporation. As a graduate of 2 premier leadership programs at GE, her thought leadership and natural problem solving mindset have been developed while working in many different global industrial business sectors. Her professional passions lie in management strategy innovation, finance, social impact, and education reform.
Michelle’s passion for social impact and entrepreneurship began during her undergraduate studies. She graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelors of Science in Finance and entrepreneurship. During her time at Rutgers, she founded the first entrepreneurship organization on campus named Collective Entrepreneurship Organization that began partnerships with local small businesses and nonprofit startups with students to help bring value to their organization and student education. A couple years after graduating, Michelle took on the Lead Ambassador role on a volunteer mission to West Africa with BuildOn organization to build 2 schools in 2 villages in need. Within six months of planning, She led the fundraising strategy and efforts to successfully raise $130,000 for the building of 2 schools. Michelle travelled to Burkina Faso to work with the villagers and experience the ground breaking of the schools. In her free time, Michelle enjoys reading about social impact investing, listening to economic debates, running, traveling, and learning about different cultures.