Michelle has served the State of Georgia since 1995 and has worked at the Department of Community Supervision since its inception in 2015. Prior to her career with DCS, she worked at  the Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Family Children Services.

Among her professional accomplishments, she is most proud of leading a Governor's initiative that was granted funded into a successful state funded reentry program through innovative strategies and advocacy.  The work in Reentry Service has been recognized nationally through publication and presentations.

She is a member of the American Probation and Parole Association, American Correctional Association, Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision, Association of Executive Women in Corrections, and National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Michelle holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice from Georgia College and State University. She is a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certified IT Instructor where she provides instruction in the agency’s leadership and management curriculum: Management Essential Training (MET) and Advance Management Training (AMT).