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MICHELLE KENNEDY, Lead Ambassador – WorleyParsons
Michelle joined Worley Parsons in January 2019 where she is Senior Executive Assistant to the Transformation Director. Prior to joining WP she worked at Equinor (formerly Statoil) for over 12 years. She provided assistance to Hydro’s General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer. Michelle became Executive Assistant to the President of Hydro in December, 2006.
After Hydro & Statoil merger in October, 2007, Michelle became Executive Assistant to Statoil’s President, Oivind Reinertsen. During her tenure at Statoil, she has provided executive assistance to SVP Business Development, VP Strategy and VP Communication. She is currently the Executive Personal Assistant to SVP Offshore, VP Business Development, Houston Admin Network Coordinator and Texans Suite administrator.
Prior to joining Statoil, Michelle worked as an executive assistant in the legal industry spanning more than 20 years for such law firms at Porter & Hedges, Thompson & Knight and Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Her experience includes event planning, project management, business development, corporate, litigation and probate.
Michelle is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and earned Executive Masters of Public Administration from Texas Southern University and her undergraduate degree in Business Administration & Government from Texas Woman’s University. She also received her Tradeshow Marketer Certification from Northern Illinois University. In her spare time, she enjoys event planning, traveling, volunteering, working with teens and serving her community. She has two adult children.
In my spare time I like to work on my website AskChel.com which ties into my passion for event coordination.
The most recent interesting tidbit about me is that I returned to college after being away for 35 years and on December 14, 2016 I received by BS from Texas Women’s University. I then enroll at Texas Southern University and received my Executive Masters of Public Administration in 2018.
I love planning events and mentoring high school students.