Michelle Bachman, MS is the Senior Project Manager with Jill of Trades. Michelle shares in the “Jill” mission with her passion for service and love to help people. She has a unique skill set and is both accomplished and committed to socio-political issues, child advocacy, education, community partnerships and business development.
In 2003, after graduating with her Political Science degree from FSU, Michelle began her career in the legal field working in the practice areas of Family Law, Personal Injury, and Environmental Land Use legislation. She later completed her Masters of Political Science from Florida State University.
In 2009, Michelle joined Florida Children’s Services Council (FCSC) and their efforts in promoting policies that support Florida’s children and families. With FCSC, she organized a fundraiser for State Senate Candidate Lorraine Ausley. She also spent a legislative session working for Representative Juan Zapata (R, Miami Dade). Michelle is a member of the Early Childhood Council and volunteers as a community advocate for the State of Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, which provides a strong voice in court and positive systemic change on behalf of Florida’s abused and neglected children.
Michelle’s experience brings strong project organization and execution, critical analysis, community partnering, research, accounting, and policy change initiatives to Jill of Trade’s client service offerings. Michelle manages client projects, has experience solving routine legal issues, and provides research and support. She also has a comprehensive understanding of the State of Florida’s legislative departments and agencies inner workings.