Michelle Bardsley's desire is to put her educational leadership experience and business acumen into action and serve to better the lives of NC families, businesses, and communities.
Education: Michelle Bardsley is an active education leader with over 16 years in public education in K-8 and high school Career and Technical Education (CTE). Michelle knows that education is the key to career success and upward mobility. Prior to teaching, she had 13 years of professional business experience in accounting, finance, and IT leadership. Michelle is a 1st generation college graduate, earning Kaufman Honors at Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Finance.
Leadership: Michelle Bardsley developed her leadership and a strong work ethic being the oldest of four children and working in her mother and grandmother's family-owned businesses during her teen and college years. Michelle has a passion for helping others succeed. She has served on curriculum writing teams with NC DPI CTE and with local and national education leaders to improve instructional strategies and increase student achievement. For over a decade she has led many student initiatives such as Future Business Leaders of America clubs to develop business and leadership skills in students to make sure they are ready for the workforce.
Community Engagement. In her Guilford County community, Michelle serves on several boards including FCA and Affordable Housing Management Inc., (AHM), and was appointed to the NC Department of Administration Domestic Violence Commission, by the NC Speaker of the House in August 2023. She is an active member of the Rotary Club and her church music worship team.
Family: Michelle Bardsley and her husband have been married for 31 years and have four adult children and three grandchildren. They have lived in NC for 24 years, with Greensboro as their home. The family unit has always been a priority to her growing up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and with family heritage in North Carolina. She is the stepdaughter of a Navy Seal, daughter of a civil service electrician father, and granddaughter of a WWII Pearl Harbor attack-Navy Sea Bee. Michelle knows how important family is as the foundation of a healthy and growing community.
Michelle Bardsley is ready to serve day #1 as your next
NC House Representative.