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Michelle Steele

Michelle Steele 

Andrews Inst for Civic Leadership

Academic Director, Leadership and Public Service
Co-Director, Andrews Institute
Associate Professor


Academic Director at the institute is Michelle D. Steele. With more than 15 years experience working with governmental agencies, Steele served as director of Nashville's Mayor's Office of Neighborhoods for four years during the Purcell administration, is a former case manager for the Mid-Cumberland Community Services Agency, and most recently, supervised the customer service team at the Metropolitan Nashville Department of Codes and Building Safety. Steele has a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, a Master of Science degree in public service management from Cumberland University and a Doctorate of Education in leadership and professional practice from Trevecca Nazarene University.