Michele has over 15 years of experience in corporate accounting in a variety of industries including banking, legal services, telemarketing, management consulting and beauty cosmetics. She began her professional career in banking as an internal auditor performing various accounting, operational and credit audits before becoming the Accounting Manager for the Consumer Lending Division. She then moved to legal services as a General Ledger Manager responsible for the monthly closing, budget development and financial reporting for a law firm with both domestic and international operations.
Later on she moved into a smaller business for a management consulting company where she eventually became the Controller, managing all aspects of accounting operations, financial reporting, facilities and risk management. Following that she was engaged as a consultant for a growing color cosmetics company to improve the timing and efficiency in the monthly close, financial reporting and budgetary process. She was ultimately asked to join the company as the Controller managing all aspects of accounting operations and financial reporting.
Michele holds a BS degree in Accounting from Kean University. She thrives on taking a hands-on approach to assisting her clients in achieving their accounting and business goals. She is actively involved in her community as a Troop Leader for the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore and also serves as the Corresponding Secretary, responsible for all communications, on the PTA board of her daughter’s elementary school.