Michaele is the Associate Director and Co-Founder of SP3NW, the early-stage, life science incubator launched by WSU Health Sciences Spokane, where she mentors startup entrepreneurs and leads ecosystem/economic development through the Flexible Infrastructure for Resilient Entrepreneurship. Her experience includes small business ownership, 15+ years of bench and clinical research, IRB service, technology transfer and commercialization, biotech business consulting and life science trade association engagements. Her current activities include Leadership Spokane training and earning her pilot’s license.