"Leading the Way" Speaker Series Featuring Michelle Richard
Presenting the 2019 Bay Area Chamber of Commerce "Leading the Way" Speaker Series.
Michelle Richard is the deputy to the senior advisor to the Governor for Michigan prosperity. Together with Doug Ross, she is working to advance key elements of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s sixty by 30 postsecondary attainment strategy and supporting the state’s broader economic development policy.
Prior to this role, Michelle was a vice president at Public Sector Consultants, specializing in improving education from birth through life. Early in her career, Michelle taught first grade in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Michelle holds a BA from Saginaw Valley State University and a master’s degree in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Michelle lives in DeWitt with her husband, Adam, and children, Luke and Jack.