Forté Foundation is a consortium of major corporations and top business schools that has become a powerful change agent in educating and directing talented women toward leadership roles in business.
The Carlson School is proud to partner with Forté and, each year, we select two Forté Fellows from our incoming Full-Time MBA class at Carlson. Forte Fellows are awarded full-tuition scholarships and benefit from participation in the Forte Fellows Program.
The Board of Directors leads the Forté Foundation and is comprised of a dynamic team of professionals who believe in the value of women in the workplace. Michelle is proud to join a group of distinguished professionals.
As the Director of our Graduate Business Career Center, Michelle works closely with graduate students in the MBA, MA-HRIR, MBT, and MAcc programs. Prior to joining the Carlson School, Michelle was with Washington University's Olin Business School where she spent over five years working in the Career Center in employer relations, career advising and business development.
Prior to her work at the Olin School, She was a Vice President for Brand Management Executive Recruiting at the O'Connell Group executive search, a Management Consultant with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, a Sales Representative for General Mills, and a Marketing Intern for Nestle Purina.
Michelle has also taught a variety of marketing courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. She has been an active member of the MBA Career Services Council, Forte Foundation, American Marketing Association, and Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. Michelle has an MBA from the Washington University Olin Business School and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri.
Congratulations, Michellle, on your appointment to the Forté Board of Directors!