With over 28 years of experience in financial management in the construction industry, Michelle Baer (she / her / hers) leads all the financial and technological areas at WPI. She guides the Finance, Information Technology, Safety, Accounting, Human Resources, and Risk Management functions at our headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Michelle is a member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). She is a Board Member of the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI).
Michelle is described by her peers as, “dedicated, hardworking, detailed, and diligent.” Michelle’s work ethic was shaped by her father, who was fond of reminding her, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”
When not at WPI, Michelle enjoys ballroom dancing, tending to her rose garden, going on long walks, and spending time with her family and friends.