Michele has over 20 years in communications, public relations and marketing experience in health care. She has worked at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) as Internal Communications Manager, Strategic Priorities and Lawson Health Research Institute as the Manager of Communications and Public Relations. Michele has her own communications consulting firm M2communications.
Michele graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Pharmacology and Health Sciences. She spent 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry in sales, marketing and training before joining Lawson and the LHSC.
Michele continued her education obtaining a diploma in marketing, and communications and public relations, both from Western. She received her Accreditation from IABC in 2007, a designation that only 5 % of communicators have around the world. She has previously taught the communicators and PR practitioners of the future at Western University and Fanshawe College.
Michele’s volunteer work has included being on the board of International Association of Business Communicators and Children International Student Villages. She was instrumental in bringing the Light the Night Leukemia and Lymphoma walk to London, Ontario in 2012 as Co-chair of the event that annually raises $250,000.
Michele joined the Fanshawe College Board of Governors September 1, 2017.