Michelle started her career as a Civil Engineer in 1995 working on the designs for commercial and multi-family developments in the Houston area. Since then, she has expanded her professional experience to include single-family residential developments and public infrastructure. She has designed and managed road improvement projects for over 20 years. Her design focus has been roadway design, hydraulic analysis and storm sewer design. She is a past president of the Corpus Christi Chapters of American Society of Civil Engineers and Texas Society of Professional Engineers.