Michelle has been in public accounting since 2003. Prior to joining B\VAL in 2016, she was a senior manager for Moss Adams LLP for 8 years where she led the Eugene office’s Food and Beverage practice. Her experience includes audits and reviews of financial statements, internal control studies, budgeting and forecasting, and cash management and cash flow analysis. Michelle has experience training accounting and auditing personnel in new accounting and auditing standards. She has also been a speaker at food processing and agriculture industry events hosted by Provender Alliance, Oregon Association of Nurseries, and SEDCOR.
Michelle has served on the boards of local not-for-profit organizations including the Open Door Foundation and the Eugene Public Library Foundation. Michelle is currently an advisor/mentor with the University of Oregon’s New Venture Planning & Technology Entrepreneurship Program. She also serves on the Board of Stewards for Looking Glass. Prior to becoming a CPA, Michelle was an economist with a focus on natural resource and environmental economics.