Michelle Diane Hernandez is a Senior Associate with theGROUP. In this role, she provides regulatory, legislative, and business research and analytical support, as well as provides advice to the firm’s clients on many of today’s most pressing policy issues.
Hernandez graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. She has traveled to and conducted research in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Cape Town, South Africa; and Hanoi, Vietnam as part of the International Honors Program, "Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning and Politics." Hernandez is an active alumna of her alma mater, and holds an executive board position in the Brown University Latino Alumni Council (BULAC) and is the Chair of a new First Generation Alumni Advisory Committee.
Michelle served within the office of Senator Charles Schumer through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Congressional Internship Program. During her time on Capitol Hill, Hernandez focused on policy issues related to natural resources, healthcare, and immigration. Hernandez was also a Summer Scholar at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the Hispanic Association of College and Universities’ (HACU) National Internship Program.
Hernandez is a proud native of New York City and currently resides in the District of Columbia.