AIA, LEED AP BD+C
As a Principal and leader in VMDO's Higher Education Studio, Michele provides a wide range of project management and design expertise, while also serving on the Firmwide Management Committee. Since 1996, Michele has focused on residence hall design and currently co-leads VMDO’s concentration in Residence Life. Her primary interest lies within the broader framework of Student Life and how thoughtful residence hall design contributes to an enriching student experience; both academically and socially. She is an skillful problem-solver who introduces new design ideas that are deeply rooted in many years of experience.
A dedicated facilitator, Michele particularly enjoys helping her clients develop a vision and successfully realize their goals through each project. Her commitment to client service is apparent as she continually seeks client participation throughout all stages of a project. Actively engaged in professional organizations, Michele frequently shares her insight and experiences at conferences like SEAHO, ACUHO-I and SCUP.
Bachelor of Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, 1992