Michelle Allen served in the U.S. Navy, holds a BS in Computer Studies, and an MBA. She works as a consultant to the U.S. intelligence community and maintains several security industry and management certifications. Traveling and working all over the world has afforded Michelle the opportunity to learn in many different languages and cultures. She enjoys meeting new people and experiencing other cultures.
Michelle is married to David Gerdes, US Air Force (retired). They have four grown children and one adorable grandchild. Michelle is a cancer survivor and gives back by helping others navigate that difficult path.