Equity Data Manager

Michelle Foster is the Equity Data Manager, a key member of the Equity Funding team. Michelle is responsible for oversight of equity data, management of the equity pipeline, and quality control of investor information.

Michelle is knowledgeable, data-drive and thorough. She joined Cinnaire in 2018 as an Analyst and was promoted to Manager, Underwriting Analytics. In that role, she managed the Underwriting Analyst team where she was instrumental in coordinating and quality control of the deal intake pipeline and financial modeling.  Prior to working at Cinnaire, Michelle worked in community development for nearly a decade using resilience and public engagement strategies to build consensus and create fair and sustainable land use policy.

Michelle earned her Bachelor of Arts from Saginaw State University and Master of Urban Planning from Wayne State University. She serves as Chair of the City of Ferndale Planning Commission and serves on the boards of Michigan Rural Development Council and Community and Home Supports. She is also an appointed member of the National Association of State and Local Equity Funds, Emerging Leaders Group.