Michelle comes to the QA Commons with breadth of experience in both the non-profit and corporate realms. Before joining the QA Commons, she served as Director of Organizational Strategy at the RP Group, a research-based organization focused on student success and equity in the California Community Colleges. Prior to her work in the field of higher education, she served as Managing Director at Atlas Capital Advisors, as a Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, and as an Account Manager at Oracle Corporation.
Ms. Deasy has served on the boards of the Mural Music and Arts Project, the Presidio YMCA, the South End Rowing Club, and the Cornell Track Association. She spent several years competing internationally as a professional triathlete. Ms. Deasy earned a BS in Development Sociology from Cornell University and an MA in Demography from UC Berkeley.
Director of Planning and Operations
Quality Assurance Commons