Michelle is Proteus’ staff accountant, bringing a sharp eye to detail to ensure accuracy while staying focused on efficiency. Michelle is highly experienced in a wide variety of financial processes: client and account management, budgeting, financial metrics and process improvement. However, the constant thread throughout her career has been a focus on delivering customer satisfaction; she applies her knowledge and experience to helping ensure that Proteus clients’ financial interactions with us are simple, reliable and transparent.
Michelle brings 15 years in account management and Lean Six Sigma training with Fortune 500 companies to her work with Proteus. This includes 10 years at Ecolab, where she worked on cross-functional teams to bring people together to streamline processes and reduce waste. Before joining Proteus, Michelle also owned and operated Art of Strength Minnesota, a fitness studio, where she performed all the financial, operations, marketing, and human resource functions of the business. The breadth of her business experience, combined with her focus on the customer, means that she is continually working to find systems and approaches that strengthen the Proteus business while supporting our clients’ success.
Michelle has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a Master’s Degree in Business from California State-Long Beach. Outside of work she is a fitness and health enthusiast with a passion for traveling, hiking, and photography.