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Michele Driver

Business Operations Specialist

As Business Operations Specialist, Michele oversees and coordinates Coopera’s operational activities including identifying process improvements, assisting with financial and contract activity, leading client engagement and conducting special projects. She serves as a point of contact for the internal team and clients.


Prior to joining Coopera in 2022, Michele spent over thirteen years in higher education providing administrative support to various deans and vice presidents. In those roles, she created several processes and procedures while coordinating projects like State Authorization, the Annual Safety and Security Report, and serving on the Strategic Initiative’s subcommittee Enhance Program Offerings. Michele was also the Assistant Grants Director managing Perkins V Grant which supports career and technical education programs. She was also the grant lead for the Open Educational Resources (OER) consortium grant which provides educational materials to students. 


Michele is an Arizona native. As a first-generation college student, she earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Western New Mexico University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, crocheting, crafting, and spending time with family. 

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