Michelle is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and financial advisor with over 17 years of experience in the industry, including experience with top Fortune 500 firms. Michelle specializes in comprehensive holistic financial planning. She takes the time to listen and understand her clients’ needs. She also adds an educational feature to help ensure all of her clients make informed decisions.
Michelle also has a passion for financial literacy. She has spent the past seven years developing and teaching adult educational classes. These classes are designed to empower people to take control of their financial future.
Michelle was born and raised in Tucson and is part of a Tucson lineage tracing back to 1880. She was the 2nd generation to attend Salpointe Catholic High School. She attended University of Arizona, Eller College of Management where she earned her Master of Science in finance and Bachelor of Science in finance.
While finance is her passion, Michelle thrives in her philanthropic interests across Tucson. She was a 2014 National Philanthropy Honoree and in 2015, a 40 Under 40 Honoree. She is an active member of nonprofit organizations including cooking meals at Ronald McDonald House, the Junior League of Tucson, and the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. She is a past Board President of the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, on the Board of Directors for Casa de los Ninos, and the Banner Advisory Board.
In 2015, Michelle and her husband, Mike, welcomed their son Andrew. Michelle loves every second of being a mom and hopes Andrew will one day share her passion for finance!