Michelle re-joined the team in 2022 as Company Culture Curator and Community Liaison eager to support all of Nia’s contributors, clients, and connections through its growth. Michelle worked alongside Kristin at Nia’s earliest beginnings in an Administrative and Operations role. She has lent her support to the office through the years. Her enthusiasm for Nia and her intention to help cultivate the brand’s impact have brought her back to the team.
A skilled communicator, Michelle brings a unique skill set to Nia as a customer service specialist with strong ties to the educational community, experience in leadership development, and contagious enthusiasm for facilitating growth and change. Michelle is a passionate problem solver and has a willingness to rise to any occasion. Prior to Nia, Michelle has worked in education for over 20 years and has had roles in accounting and human resources with Trammell Crow Residential and Petrovich Development Company. She lived in Tunisia for 5 years, where she established a family market while raising her son, Ryan. Michelle lives in California with her son and enjoys supporting his endeavors, cooking, entertaining, traveling, learning languages, and making people smile.
Michelle holds a B.S. in Physical Education and Health from Oklahoma State University, where she played on the 1998 World Series Softball Team. She also holds a M.A. in Education Best Practices from National University. She is a credentialed teacher and lifelong learner