Michele leads the investment management, trust, estate, private and business banking business in the greater Los Angeles Region. Previously, Michele served as the Seattle Region President, providing oversight to the Washington Northern Trust office. Prior to her tenure as president, Michele was Managing Director and Senior Investment Officer in Seattle, administering investment counsel to high net worth individuals. Michele earned her B.A. in finance and marketing from Boston College. She later received her M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School. She holds a Certified Financial Planner®, CFP® designation and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Michele was awarded the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award in 2010. In 2013 she received nominations by the LA Business Journal for the Women Making a Difference Awards and by the Century City Chamber of Commerce for the 2013 Women of Achievement awards. Michele serves on the Board of Directors for United Way, is a member of the LA Legends Club, Vistage International, Los Angeles Women’s Leadership Council, and YPO Los Angeles.