Michelle joined the Kids Hope USA staff in 2018. Prior to Kids Hope she was the compassion ministry coordinator at Harvest Bible Chapel. Serving as a director of a Kids Hope USA program as well as being a mentor, Michelle developed a love for Kids Hope and the impact it had on the lives of students and their mentors. She looks forward to sharing the program so that more churches can be partners in making a difference in the lives of students. She is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in speech communications. Michelle and her husband, Jeff live in the suburbs of Chicago and have four adult children. They love to travel and spend time with family and friends.