Michelle attended California State University, Chico from 1994 to 1998 where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an option in Accounting.
After her first year in public accounting at a local San Diego firm, Michelle moved to Florence, Italy. She immersed in the language and culture while working at an American study abroad program. Michelle returned to San Diego in February of 2002 and began as a staff accountant at Lindsay & Brownell. Michelle has developed a deep expertise in the taxation of high net worth individuals and is a leader in the firm’s practice group. Her dedication to client service and technical expertise has culminated in a promotion to partner at the beginning of 2014.
Outside of Lindsay & Brownell, Michelle enjoys quality time with her husband and two young daughters, volunteering at St. Michael’s School in Poway, and holds the position of treasurer for Girl Scout Troops 2174 and 2145. She also serves the San Diego Children’s Choir as the board treasurer.