Professional Profile: Michele Michaels, 2019

Michele Michaels

Name: Michele Michaels

Title: HR Manager

Company: SWBR

Location: Rochester, NY

Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Education: BS Roberts Wesleyan

First job outside of real estate: HR at local labor union

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Pursue SHRM-SCP certification

How do you unwind from a busy day? Have a laugh, catch up with friends, taking a walk on the Erie Canal path, enjoy guilty pleasure of some reality TV shows with a glass of wine.

Favorite book or author: Jane Austen, Dean Koontz, Agatha Christie

Favorite movie: Can’t be just one! Godfather I & II, Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, When Harry Met Sally

Last song you downloaded? “Shallow“ by Lady Gaga

One word to describe your work environment: Lively!

Rules to live by in business: Respect people. Maya Angelou Quote: “People don’t always remember what you say or even what you do, but they always remember how you make them feel.”  

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Mark Twain, and we’d be on a Paddlewheeler cruising down the Mississippi. What an outing that would be!

What is your dream job? Escorting travel groups to worldwide destinations.