Michelle joined the Department of Marketing in 1984 as Staff Secretary II. She became the Administrative Coordinator in 2000. Michelle oversees the daily operation of the department and works with the agribusiness majors and students in the Center for Sales Excellence Certificate Program in the College of Business. She has also served on various college and UNL committees, most recently the college's Engagement Committee and Student of the Month Selection Committee.
She has received many awards, including the Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award, KUDOS Award from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, first recipient of the Celebrate College of Business Award, CoB Distinguished Service Award five times, eight CoB Dean’s Coin Awards, SAMBA (Student Agribusiness MBA Club) Faculty/Staff Award, and recognized seven times for Contributions to Students from UNL’s Parents Association and the Teaching Council. Michelle also served as Editorial Assistant to the Journal of Macromarketing.
Michelle is a Notary Public in the College.