Rachel Michaud is the Vice President of Gillespie Group. An asset to the industry for more than 20 years, she joined the team at Gillespie Group in 1998. She brings with her vast experience in Real Estate, Marketing, Sales and Management. Her responsibilities include oversight of all day-to-day business operations of Gillespie Group; all leases, overall asset management and equity services. Since the inception of her career at Gillespie Group, she has aided company growth of a staggering 750%, with a portfolio growth from 214 units to more than 1,500 and more than 400,000 square feet of commercial property in 15 short years.

Rachel attended Western Michigan University where she initially began her career in the real estate industry. Upon completion of her education, Rachel pursued an interest in real estate in East Lansing, Mich., and has remained an active participant in the community. Rachel taught Junior Achievement for five years and continues to support the JA program. Additionally, she has worked with multiple groups such as March of Dimes, McLaren Foundation (as a Board member), Women’s CEO Network, Capital Area Women & Lifestyle Editorial Board and Volunteers of America.

Rachel is an avid MSU fan and resides in East Lansing with her husband, Greg Michaud, and their two children.