Michelle was born in Minnesota, and as a navy “brat,” moved a lot, attending 10 elementary schools before landing in San Diego. She married her high school sweetheart, and they have three kids: Haley, Hannah & Hayden (HTHCV c/o 2012, ’16 & ’29 respectively). She earned her B.A. in Psychology from San Diego State University, M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of San Diego, and Certificate in College Counseling through UCLA Extension. She is a founding staff member of HTHCV, and has also worked as an external application reader for UCSD. Outside of work, she spends the majority of her time on her son’s soccer field or tennis court.