Michelle is in charge of the Unique Building Group’s accounting, including managing payroll, cash flow, and accounts payable and receivable. She also leads the firm’s field coordination, screening and hiring personnel to ensure that they meet the company’s standards for physical requirements, safety training, and drug testing. Michelle takes a proactive approach to safety and personnel management, using training and best practices to prevent accidents and other safety issues before they happen, which has the added benefit of saving time and money on projects. Michelle was responsible for implementing and training personnel in the use of the Foreman App construction management software system that Unique Building Group utilizes to synchronize work hours and cost codes from the construction site back to the accounting office, saving time on the job site.
Prior to joining Unique Building Group, Michelle was a preschool teacher’s aid. During her 12 years at Unique Building Group Michelle has benefited from the mentoring of the three partners of the firm, which in turn has given her the opportunity to help shape the company’s cultural focus on quality and efficiency. She has attended Palomar College and MiraCosta College, receiving her accounting certificate and ongoing education in human resource management and legal compliance.