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 Family Children Services and the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Among her professional accomplishments, 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 P.O.S.T Certified IT Instructor, Management Essential Training, and Advanced Management Training Instructor, and serves as an Adjunct Instructor at Central Georgia Technical College.