Michelle DesChenes

Executive Vice President, Diversity Search and Direct Hire

Michelle DesChenes is the Executive Vice President of KNF&T’s Diversity Search and Direct Hire divisions. In this role, she is responsible for leading a team of consultants and working closely with clients to find talent and advise them on best hiring practices. Michelle has more than 16 years of experience in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Audit/Compliance, Supply Chain & Procurement, Healthcare and Human Resources. She has assisted companies across a broad range of industries, including public accounting, energy, healthcare, technology, and retail. Additionally, Michelle has been involved in the restructuring and growth of companies from start-ups to Fortune 500, and partnered with senior management and leadership to create profitable and more efficient organizations by providing them with the best people, coupled with an impeccable level of customer service. Prior to joining KNF&T, Michelle was a Partner and President for a privately held staffing company in Texas, though she has now happily returned to her home state of Massachusetts. She grew up in the Boston area and enjoys spending time with her family in Kennebunkport, Maine.