Michelle is a native Californian. She grew up in Southern California and lived in the S.F. Bay Area before moving to La Quinta in 2002. She had a successful career in the apparel business that encompassed designing, marketing and sales that entailed traveling through the US, Europe and Asia. In 2002 she decided it was time to come back to Southern California to the desert she loved to visit as a child. She established herself as a successful award winning Realtor. With her business partner they excelled in sales and marketing of county club properties and became a driving force in the REO market, partnering with one of the country`s largest banks. In 2012 Michelle was approached with the opportunity to help her fellow agents and work alongside her mentor and managing Broker Sandy Beakey. Since then she has been the office manager for two of the Windermere La Quinta office. She has a Broker License and is a standing member of the National Association of Realtors, The California Association of Realtors and has a GRI designation.