Michelle started her career in aging services in 1997, and was named President and CEO at Beatitudes Campus in January 2014 and has been very successfully leading the organization since that time. Having served the organization in a variety of leadership roles– marketing, fund development, public relations and health services since 2000, Michelle has a unique vantage point and perspective that gives her a thorough understanding of the overall operations. In addition to being strategic and innovative. Michelle is a natural change agent who has moved the organization into financial stability and will lead it through a $100+ million redevelopment and renovation project, which is necessary for the future sustainability of the campus. Michelle clearly has the respect of her senior team and has attracted outside talent to augment the team and fill some gaps. The Board has a great deal of respect for Michelle and the senior team. The staff/Board relationship is very strong.
Michelle is a leader and advocate within the aging services community in Arizona as well as nationally and several of the campus programs serve as a model for others to follow. She is intentional about her own professional development, belonging to peer groups and participating in leadership programs.
Outstanding Women in Business 2018 – Phoenix Business Journal
ATHENA Award 2017 for Public Sector – Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce