Michelle Carthen, MBA, PHR
HR Business Partner

Michelle brings more than 15 years of Human Resources experience to Nonprofit HR. Michelle has worked in the for-profit, not-for-profit and government sectors designing, implementing and managing systems that advance Human Resources strategies.

Michelle has served as administrator for day-to-day HR operations and has also developed, implemented and managed short- and long-term strategies for her clients.  Michelle has a talent for listening to organizational vision, translating that vision into actionable items and working collaboratively at all levels to execute that vision.  Michelle has a breadth of experience across a number of HR disciplines to include:  recruiting and staffing, benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, payroll and compensation, HR law and compliance, staff development, and succession planning.  Michelle has exemplary business acumen in planning, workflow redesign, risk management, team building and leadership development.

Michelle has earned a PHR, and holds a BBA and an MBA in Management from Howard University.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with family and friends.