As Director of New Business Development for CASCO + R|5, Michelle is designing and inaugurating a growth and marketing plan to increase business opportunities. She strategizes with the President and Board of Directors on developing brand placement and enhanced messaging that supports CASCO + R|5’s growth objectives. This includes, furnishing long term systems and collaboration increasing CASCO + R|5’s exposure and value proposition to build a strategic infrastructure with regional and national partners. Michelle earned her master’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and is actively involved in both the business and arts community. Prior to this role, Michelle designed business development strategies for a marketing firm and held a successful sales position in the architecture and design industry.