Michelle was raised in the Midwest and graduated from East Carolina University with honors and earned a B.S. in Social Work. She met her husband, a native Charlottean, in college and they moved to the Queen City after graduation over 20 years ago.
Prior to joining HM Properties, Michelle spent nine years teaching pre–school at Forest Hill Church; five years with BB&T as a vice president in the small business loans division, and two years as a campaign coordinator for the Leukemia Society.
Michelle and her husband have two children: Trey (15) and Jennings (13) and reside in the Kingswood neighborhood in South Charlotte. She is an active member at Myers Park Country Club and Forest Hill Church, and enjoys volunteering time at church as well as with the Girl Scouts, and the Carmel Middle School PTA. She also enjoys spending time reading, exercising, practicing yoga, and traveling.