Michelle joined Carolina Vascular in 2013. She is an Asheville, North Carolina native. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville in 2006, with a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Psychology and Spanish. Afterward, she attended Western Carolina University, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Michelle worked at Mission Hospital as a registered nurse from 2009-2012 before attending Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee where she graduated in 2013 with a Master of Science in Nursing. She is accredited as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing.