Michelle, was born and raised here on the Central Coast but ventured off to attend The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in both San Diego and Los Angeles where she earned her Associate of Arts degree in Merchandise Marketing in 2003. After getting married, she was thrilled to return to the Central Coast to raise a family. She now resides in Arroyo Grande with her husband, Dennis and daughters Olivia and Penelope. Michelle loves working at CDMA because it allows her to stay connected with her daughters by being involved in their theater and dance lives. She is currently the Administrative Assistant at CDMA and you can also find her in the Dance Shop. When she’s not at work she loves to travel, spend time with family and hang out with her three cats, Cleo, Giuseppe and Frankie.