Michelle is the Director of South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions, housed at Lake Area Tech. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration from the University of South Dakota. Michelle brings extensive experience, serving 10 years in Hospitality and Retail Management in Watertown and Sioux Falls, seven years at Wurth Electronics Midcom in Watertown, and 8.5 years at Watertown Development Company. She lives in Watertown with her husband and two kids, Alex and Grace. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, going to concerts, traveling, supporting her kids’ activities, and cheering for the Golden State Warriors.