Michelle is originally from Eldorado, IL. As a member of FBC Eldorado, she was a children's Sunday School teacher, VBS leader, and church pianist for several years. She and her husband Thom met there while he was serving as youth pastor. When Thom attended New Orleans Baptist Seminary, Michelle served as an accompianist for the school and taught in the Preschool Education Center. In other churches where they have served, Michelle has led Mother's Day out, kids' choirs, Sunday School, and has taught elementary school.
Michelle joined the GABC South staff in 2018. and her team have created an environment that is fun and still instills the truth of God's Word in the hearts of the kids. Her hope is that kids will know and understand the love of Jesus and his plan for their lives.
Michelle has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Management and a Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy. When not serving at GABC South, she also works at The Burks Team Re/Max realty office. Michelle and Thom have three children, from high school to college age.