Michelle was raised in the Pittsburgh area and was an avid athlete from an early age competing in dance, cross country, and track throughout high school. She continued her hobbies while studying at Westminster College as a biology major and a psychology minor. Constantly taking on new challenges, she engaged in leadership roles within Westminster’s Dance Theatre program, Fresh Start orientation, as well as her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta. After graduation, Michelle found that she could utilize those learned leadership skills along with the discipline of her science background to further her career at Kinetics. She recently ran in the Pittsburgh Marathon where she finished in the top 3% of all runners.