Michele is the Vice President, Human Resources at Accounting Resources, Inc. In this role, she brings more than 25 years of human resources experience in several industries including retail, financial services, technology, non-profits, construction and insurance. Prior to joining ARI, Michele worked in leadership roles at Northwestern Mutual and Bank of Boston Corporation. In these roles, she was responsible for providing HR leadership in the areas of employee relations, staffing, and recruiting. Michele also developed and delivering a human resources consulting model to clients while at Northwestern Mutual.
Michele’s career in financial services continued at Merrill Lynch where she was the Human Resources Manager for the Group Life Insurance division. In this role, she partnered with department leaders to provide strategic human resource support in the areas of employee relations, compensation, and performance management. She also managed all facets of other HR-related functions including staffing, HR administration and payroll. Michele’s experience in the technology sector was with a rapidly growing, startup company that experienced significant growth during her tenure. In this four-year role, Michele served as an advisor to senior management on all HR-related polices, organizational change and restructuring issues and managed all phases of the HR function for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions.
Since joining ARI, Michele has led the Human Resource Consulting Services division which provides advisory services to clients consisting of talent management, recruiting, policy development and compliance, project management, benefits, compensation, and employee relations.
Michele holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Boston College. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut.