Michele Simmons is a Senior Associate at The Ardent Companies.  She has almost two decades of experience with accounts payable.  Prior to joining Ardent Michele was AP Manager for Portman Holdings.  She handled timely payments of corporate, property, and development invoices.  Michele also held two separate positions at Avison Young Atlanta Management Services, first as an AR/AP Specialist and then as an Assistant Property Manager where she was responsible for managing over 700,000 square feet of properties.  Michele attended The College of Staten Island in New York where she majored in Business Administration and minored in Accounting.  Michele Simmons has recently passed a real estate course with American Real Estate University and is currently working on obtaining her Georgia real estate license.