Michelle earned her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from East Carolina University, after receiving her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Longwood University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an audiologist and hearing aid specialist.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys spending quality time with her family and fur babies. She also loves traveling and being outdoors.