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Joan Michel

One-Stop-Operator/ SWIP Facilitator Profile Partners
Work 101 N. Haven Street, #301 Harford Baltimore Maryland 21224 United States Work Phone: 443-563-1100 Cell Phone: 410-652-4456


Joan Michel, managing partner of Profile Partners, has 25 years of experience helping federal, state, and local governments develop, plan, and implement strategic initiatives, including creating private-public partnerships among government agencies, businesses, non-profits, and educational institutions. She has experience in managing technology transfer and public-sector entrepreneurship programs and is passionate about helping her clients create exceptional organizations. Joan’s clients range from large government agencies and non-profits, to school systems and small commercial firms. Prior to her work as an independent consultant, Joan was responsible for leading business management functions for an Army research and development laboratory in Maryland. Her professional experience in both the public and private sectors have lent her a keen understanding of challenges and opportunities for collaboration between government and industry. Joan sits on the Board of Directors of SMART States as Education and Workforce Chair (, and on the Board of the state Homeland Security Education Steering Committee.


Profile Partners LLC works with educational, non-profit, and government organizations to create meaningful and lasting change. Founded in 2009, Profile Partners provides management solutions for clients ranging from large government agencies to small commercial firms. These include US Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, Susquehanna Workforce Network, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Harford County Public Schools, Regional Additive Manufacturing Partnership, Army Alliance, Inc., Teledyne Brown Engineering, Maryland Business Roundtable for Education, five school districts in central Maryland, and many corporations and non-profits. Profile Partners is based in Baltimore, Maryland, and serves clients across Maryland.

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