Michele has over 20 years in communications, public relations and marketing experience. She joined LHSC Corporate Communications and Public Relations as Internal Communications Manager, Strategic Priorities after spending the previous 13 years as the Manager of Communications and Public Relations at the Lawson Health Research Institute, the research institute of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London.
Michele graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Pharmacology and Health Sciences. She spent 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry in sales, marketing and training before joining Lawson.
Michele has 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 Canadian 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 $200,000.
Michele joined the Fanshawe College Board of Governors September 1, 2017.