Michelle grew up in Wellesley, MA and attended Syracuse University where she received a B.A in Communications. Before settling in Hampton, NH to raise her family, Michelle lived in Boston, New York City, and Newburyport, MA. Michelle has over 20 years of experience in the retail industry, spending the last 7 years driving the retail growth at Vineyard Vines from 16 to over 75 store locations. Prior to Vineyard Vines, she led retail stores across the country at Ann Taylor, Kate Spade, and Cole Haan. Michelle’s experience overseeing all aspects of business operations has made her very passionate about both the customer experience and ensuring each business has the appropriate protections in place. In her free time, Michelle enjoys skiing and beach days with family and friends.