Sector Focus: Consumer Discretionary

International Experience: Germany

Joined Boston Common in: 2021

Michelle leads Boston Common’s U.S. Large Cap Core Equity Strategy and heads up the firm’s multi-asset solutions business. She also serves as a global consumer discretionary sector analyst.

Over the course of her career, Michelle has championed an understanding of ESG criteria as part of quality investing and views attention to ESG-related behavior as a way to improve the inclusivity of global capital markets. Prior to joining Boston Common, Michelle was the Chief Investment Officer for Baldwin Brothers, an ESG-Integrated multi-family office, where she was the architect of the firm’s U.S. equity strategies and asset allocation framework. Earlier in her career, she was the senior Consumer Discretionary sector analyst for Ameriprise’s RiverSource Investments (now Columbia Threadneedle).

Michelle earned an AB cum laude in History from Princeton University and conducted graduate research at the Humboldt Universitaet in Berlin. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations, is a member of the Boston Economic Club and Boston Women’s Leadership Council, and serves on the Board of Trustees for The Sage School (Foxborough, MA) and finance committee for the SouthCoast Community Foundation (New Bedford, MA).