MiCAFE Network Screening and Application Specialist
Michelle Jackson is an Economic Security Team Member as well as a MMAP counselor for Elder Law of Michigan, Inc., having joined the team in March 2013. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science from Davenport University and is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Human Resource at Davenport University.
Before joining Elder Law of Michigan, she owned her own business for thirteen years. During that time, she hired her own employees, prepared her own accounting and payroll. Michelle worked for Sears Holdings for 10 years in the human resource department where she oversaw 250 employees, boarding staff, worked in the cash office and oversaw 250k in revenue at times. She also worked at General Motors where she effectively oversaw the safety of GM employees, performed respiratory testing to GM employees for safety masks, conducted purchasing of uniforms for GM employees including acquisition of quotes and on-time delivery as well as handled and managed confidential medical reports with complete compliance to HIPPA privacy requirements.
Since beginning at Elder Law of Michigan, Michelle has become a Medicare and Medicaid Assistance Program Counselor, assisted Michigan seniors with benefit applications, served as an advocate for the health and safety of seniors through Elder Law of Michigan as well as a member of TRIAD which is a partnership among law enforcement agencies, fire personnel, senior citizens (60+), and community members which promotes elder quality of life through advocacy, assistance, education and training. Michelle has also worked with Michigan seniors on intake for legal foreclosure prevention and housing issues as well as fund development.