Michele, a Michigan native, moved to Naperville in 2004 to help open a senior living community. She is now the Sales Manager overseeing two sales teams for Friendship Senior Options. She earned her undergraduate degree in Health Communications from Grand Valley State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from North Central College. She currently serves as the Chair of the City of Naperville's Housing Advisory Commission and is President of the Board of Directors of Naperville Community Television, Channel 17 (NCTV17). She is married to her husband, Adam Clemen.
Since moving to Naperville, Michele has been active in the community. She has been involved in the Naperville Jaycees, The Rotary Club of Naperville, Naperville Community Television, Channel 17 (NCTV17), City of Naperville Housing Advisory Commission, and The Last Fling. She has also volunteered with The Dominical Literacy Center, Operation Support our Troops, The Alzheimer's Association, The ALS Association, and Sigma Kappa Sorority.