Michelle Bassard

Director of Finance & Operations 

As the Director of Finance & Operations, Michelle is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization including accounting, audit, reporting, financial planning and analysis, and human resources.  Her career spans more than 20 years of varied financial management experience across multiple industries with corporations in various stages of growth. Prior to joining SBC in 2018, Michelle held previous Controller roles with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization providing affordable housing to families in need and Crawford Oil, a large fuel distributor as well as senior-level positions with Maverick Aviation Group and CB Richard Ellis where she specialized in cash management, streamlining financial and procedural policies, creating and monitoring accountability systems, and improving financial sustainability, productivity, and growth.

Michelle holds an MBA in Finance from Louisiana State University. 

Personal Highlights

Michelle finds her zen through reading, swimming, meditation, and spending time with her family.