Michele advises nonprofit, foundations and corporate clients regarding international policy affairs and global development projects. A Partner with the Washington, DC based Kyle House Group, Michele provides strategic guidance for clients seeking government relations counsel, commercial advocacy, partnership development, and policy analysis that improves the lives of people around the world.
Prior to joining the Kyle House Group, Michele served as longtime senior staff member on the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee. In this capacity, Michele was charged with authoring the annual legislation that determined operational and programming funding levels for U.S. foreign assistance programs, traveling extensively to conduct oversight of programs in more than 60 countries. Michele is passionate about building sustainable futures and relationships for the most marginalized populations globally, including in her own community. Michele and her husband, Steve, have four young kids and live in Northern, California.