Michelle is the lead portfolio manager for the Diversified Mid Cap Value, Small Cap Value and Small Cap Select strategies. She serves as portfolio manager and securities analyst on the Diversified Value Equity team. Michelle contributes to the quantitative and fundamental analysis of securities for the Diversified Value Equity portfolios by consistently applying Brandywine Global’s disciplined management exclusionary process. Michelle joined the Firm in 1995 starting in Operations and Trading before joining the Diversified Equity team in 1997. She is a CFA® charterholder and earned an M.B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Delaware, graduating cum laude.