Michelle is a Principal in the Philadelphia office, where she has partnered with executive leaders of both Fortune 500 and emerging-growth companies to identify and recruit strong talent. She has worked with clients across many industries including telecommunications, SaaS, e-commerce, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and retail. Additionally, she has recruited for various functions including finance, marketing, IT/engineering, sales, HR, and operations. Michelle has successfully executed boards of director searches and connecting employers with impressive diverse talent.
Prior to joining HFA, Michelle practiced corporate bankruptcy law for more than 10 years at Schiff Hardin in Chicago and Ice Miller in Indianapolis. During her legal career, she represented both corporate debtors and creditors in restructuring efforts in and out of bankruptcy. Michelle also litigated a multitude of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial contract issues in both state and federal courts and in the bankruptcy courts.
Michelle earned her JD from DePaul University College of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts in business administration and political science with honors at Alma College, where she graduated cum laude.