A North Dakota Native, Michelle grew up in the small town of Enderlin. After high school she attended UND and NDSU to study Psychology.  Michelle and her partner Marc live in West Fargo with their four wonderful children, Brennan, Bailey, Josh, and Caitlin. They keep busy by enjoying their children’s sporting events, spending time with friends and family, going to the lakes, and traveling.

Before joining the Hatch Team, Michelle worked at Noridian for 10 years. She first spend time in customer service in the Telephone Reopenings Department, then as an Operations Coordinator, and spent her last years at Noridian working in System Support as a Business Analyst.

Seeking a new place to use her love of people and helping others, Michelle joined the Hatch Team in January of 2016. She has been a bright light of kindness and tenderness from the day she started.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys reading, spending time with her great family, and running.

Knowing she is making others happy is what inspires Michelle in everything that she does. Michelle puts it best: “I feel more fulfilled, more complete, more alive helping other- it gives me joy in countless ways. True giving comes from the heart, with no expectation of reciprocation.”