Over Michelle's 20+ years in banking, she has worked in all areas of the branch, from beginning as a lender's assistant, transitioning to branch manager, and now handling retail and commercial loans. 

Before becoming a banker, she worked as a legal assistant for a law firm in Columbus County, NC, for 13 years, specializing in real estate closings. 

She is a lifetime resident of Columbus County, and prides herself on the relationships she has built with her customers over the years.  Michelle feels her greatest achievement is her marriage to her husband of 32 years, Wayne, and their two children, Trent, 25, and Maggie Grace, 12.