Michele J. Everard
Michele J. Everard is a Director at Granite Ridge. She serves as the chairwoman of the Conflicts Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Everard was employed in the University of Michigan’s Investment Office for over 38 years, most recently as Managing Director, until her retirement in December of 2019. She was responsible for investment strategy, recommendation of new investment opportunities and monitoring of the University Endowment’s Real Estate and Natural Resources portfolios. She was a member of the University’s Investment Committee and participated in the management of all of the University’s investment programs, including the Endowment Fund, which ranks in the top ten among institutions of higher education. Ms. Everard holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Eastern Michigan University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.