From the corporate banking world to business ownership, Michele has worn a variety of business hats including: ❖ Being a third-generation owner/partner in her family’s commercial roofing business (originally Dalbec Roofing; now Mint Roofing). ❖ Growing the company’s revenue nearly five times over. ❖ Creating a bar-setting preventative maintenance program in the industry (TopSite) to help clients get the most out of their rooftop investment. ❖ Creating opportunities for women in leadership roles ❖ Implementing and using EOS® (Entrepreneurial Operating System) since 2011. ❖ Rebranding the company in 2012 to better reflect the company’s image and focus after being in business for over 60 years. ❖ Serving as the Harvest Moon Board President from 2006-2010, to lead the charge of opening a community food co-op (one of the few to open in Minnesota since the 70s). Successfully opened doors in 2010. ❖ Serving as a mentor and trainer at WomenVenture, a nonprofit that helps women achieve business ownership. ❖ Developing a coaching business, Vivid360, to help others implement EOS® ❖ Becoming a CliftonStrengths coach (a.k.a. StrengthsFinder)
Additionally, Michele is a member of the Orono Rotary Club and serving as President from 2017-2018; married 32 years; mother to three amazing young men, a yellow lab named Bella and several exchange students; and a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.