MICHELLE VALDEZ GREW UP ON THE WESTERN SLOPE, ATTENDING COLLEGE AT FORT LEWIS COLLEGE AND THEN GRADUATING FROM MESA STATE COLLEGE (NOW COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY) WITH A BACHELORS DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-FINANCE.
After graduation, Michelle worked as Investment Specialist with Charles Schwab, where she obtained her Series 7 license. She continued to work in Financial Services until the market began to decline.
Michelle put her knowledge and skills to work in the Mortgage Industry working for Lenders and Brokers as a Loan Officer, Underwriter and as a Loan Processor. She also had her own business as a Contract Processor for Loan Officers in the Denver area.
Michelle took a 2 year hiatus to stay at home with her 3 young children. Having a strong background in Finance and Mortgage practices, Michelle felt the next career choice should naturally be Real Estate. She sought out a small firm with strong values and a group of agents with diverse backgrounds and experience. Rocky Mountain Real Estate Advisors was a perfect fit.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her amazing husband, twin boys and young daughter. She also loves camping, fishing (everything outdoors), innovating /crafting, and spending time with close friends and family.
Michelle grew up on the Western Slope, lived in various parts of Denver and has recently settled in beautiful Parker, Colorado.