Director of Intelligence Programs and Senior Project Manager
Michelle has fourteen years of experience in systems engineering, collaborative research, and project and team management. As a senior project manager, Michelle supports programs throughout the full project cycle, including proposal development, client interaction, project execution, technical writing, and technology transition planning. At GA-CCRi, Michelle is currently managing a large research project focused on data fusion for predictive analytics.
Prior to joining GA-CCRi, Michelle was employed as an Army civilian at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Geospatial Research Laboratory. She supported multiple research projects as both a technical lead and project manager, collaborating with personnel across several ERDC laboratories, federal agencies, and other research institutions. Her work focused on the integration of geospatial analysis, risk and resilience analysis, and decision sciences to support humanitarian assistance planni
Michelle received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia. Her dissertation work focused on risk analysis of emergent conditions for energy and environmental systems. She has published several archival papers and book chapters on her work in multiple criteria decision analysis, scenario analysis, risk analysis, and geospatial decision support systems. Prior to graduate school, Michelle was a systems engineer for Lockheed Martin, Maritime Systems and Sensors where she coordinated the development and implementation of requirements and specifications for large-scale defense syste
ms. As Director of Intelligence Programs for GA-CCRI, Michelle is excited to develop technology roadmaps that align our core capabilities with emerging customer needs.