At USGBC, Michelle is helping the green building movement grow from a niche market to defining the mainstream by leading the organization’s outreach efforts, including marketing and communications, public policy, development, and residential programs. Prior to joining USGBC, Michelle was VP of Marketing for BlueBolt, a tech start-up in the building industry. Michelle also worked for Interface, a textile mill in her hometown that also had a great vision for becoming the world’s first sustainable enterprise. Michelle’s experience as Interface’s Director of eBusiness taught her how to marry environmental performance with bottom line results. She holds degrees from Emory University and from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.