As the Office Managing Partner, Michelle is responsible for leading day-to-day practice operations in one of the firm’s largest markets, as well as working to provide a positive work environment for the office’s more than 1,800 employees. Michelle also serves as the “face and voice” of EY in the Dallas community. She is the firm’s spokesperson on a variety of topics with local professional organizations and at numerous community events that support the firm’s commitment to education and mentoring.
Michelle also serves as the Southwest Region Retail Consumer Product / Industrial Product Sector Leader which entails leading EY’s efforts in serving clients within those industries within the Southwest region.
Michelle has been an EY partner over 11 years and has more than 24 years of experience serving large public and private clients in the retail, consumer product and industrial product industries. Michelle’s experience includes activities related to public offerings, SEC reporting, and mergers and acquisitions with significant technical experience with inventory valuation, revenue recognition, lease accounting and restructuring charges. Current and previous clients include Neiman Marcus, Eagle Materials, Trinity Industries, Michaels Stores, Francesca’s Collections, and Zale Corporation.
Michelle earned a BBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Certified Public Accountant.