|As Chief People & Diversity Officer, Michelle sets the strategy for leadership, diversity and talent development at all levels within Molson Coors. Her leadership enables the business to be a stronger, more effective competitor with enhanced commercial capabilities to fuel growth and win in the marketplace.
Michelle was appointed to the Molson Coors Executive Leadership Team as part of the 2016 acquisition of MillerCoors, where she served as Chief of Human Resources. At MillerCoors, Michelle was responsible for building and sustaining organizational and leadership capability while ensuring the company retained, developed and attracted top talent to deliver strong business results. She also served as senior director of diversity and integrated talent management, leading the strategy for diversity and inclusion, as well as talent resourcing and management for the company.
Prior to MillerCoors, Michelle served as the executive director for Quest Milwaukee, a youth education program at Marquette University.
Michelle is not new to the beer business. Prior to joining Quest, she worked for Miller Brewing Company in a number of capacities. She served cross-functional partners on HR strategic projects and supported the legal department as assistant general counsel for areas including sales and distribution, labor and employment and finance. She has led projects with multi-million dollar implications, including the implementation of Miller’s salaried employee benefits program.
Michelle received a Juris Doctorate from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelor of Science in economics from Florida A&M University.
Michelle and her husband, Cory, split their time between their homes in Denver, CO, and Milwaukee, WI, where they’re both actively involved in youth services and education initiatives. Michelle serves on the boards of Milwaukee Collegiate Academy, Pearls for Teen Girls, YMCA-Greater Chicago and IFF. Michelle is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Christ the King Church in Milwaukee.