Meet Michele

Michele’s priority as the Founder and Wealth Advisor of Randall & Pobar is to help clients on their financial journey while focusing on their unique circumstances. She appreciates that everyone’s path is different and attempts to help each client discover their priorities and plan accordingly.

With more than three decades of experience within the financial services industry, Michele is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and earned her BA in Business Administration from Carthage College and her AS in Banking and Financial Services from Gateway Technical College. Additionally, Michele has studied at Cannon Financial Institute’s Private Banking and Trust schools.

Michele has a strong commitment to the community. She is past Chair of the board of Gateway Technical College Foundation and continues to serve on the board, is a member of the finance and investment committee and chairs the Innovation Celebration special events committee. Past community service includes: Treasurer, special events committee member and fundraising committee chair for Health Care Network; board member of the Jane Cremer Foundation; special event committee member for Racine Symphony, Junior Achievement, Racine Zoo, Racine YWCA and American Heart Association. Michele is a past member of TEMPO Racine and the Racine/Kenosha Estate Planning Council.

Michele and her husband, Garrett, enjoy traveling to the beach to escape a couple weeks of Wisconsin’s winters each year. In the spring and summer Michele enjoys patio and garden time in her lovely yard. She likes to cook and set beautiful tables to enjoy food and wine with family and friends. Her favorite title is Auntie Shel, a name fondly given to her by her now 31-year-old nephew and carried on by her other nieces and nephews.

Favorite quote:

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou

Favorite book:

The Last Lecture

Favorite movie:

Miracle on 34th Street

What motivates you:

The opportunity to make a difference. To help me do so, I begin every day with this prayer: “Thank you for today. Please help me bring my best self to all situations and encounters and give me the tools to be of service wherever I am needed.”

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