As Loan Fund President, Michelle has overall responsibility for the Loan Fund’s lending activities, including raising capital, staff training and supervision, production, financial management, building external relationships and new business lines, loan and portfolio monitoring, and social impact reporting. She directs Loan Committee meetings and reports on Loan Fund results to the BCC Board of Directors. Prior to becoming Loan Fund President she was Team Leader/ Senior Loan Officer. In this position she managed a four person lending team, a loan portfolio of approximately 100 loans and net loan exposure of approximately $200 million.
Michelle has 18 years of experience structuring financial transactions for charter schools, social service providers, and non-profit and for-profit real estate developers across New England and down the East Coast. Before joining BCC, she worked as an Assistant Vice President at Bay Bank of Boston, and before that at Management Sciences for Health, a Boston based nonprofit. Michelle also serves on the advisory committee to Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Working Cities Challenge, the advisory group to CLF Ventures/MHIC Health Neighborhoods Equity fund, and on Massachusetts Grocery Access Task Force.
Michelle was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor’s degree with honors in History. She holds an MBA from Yale's School of Management.