Michele began work with HBRA in 1993 and returned in 2006 as a Principal. Prior experience includes serving as Project Architect for Kauffmann Theilig & Partner in Stuttgart, Germany on a variety of office, institutional, residential, and trade fair exhibition projects. Her work abroad includes sustainable building design, standard in Germany, as well as collaboration with J. Schmitt, Stuttgart on architectural design competitions, several of which received awards.
Ms. Silvetti-Schmitt graduated from the College of Architecture, Art & Planning at Cornell in 1992, and received a masters from the Universitaet Stuttgart in 1999. She is a registered architect in both the state of Illinois and in Germany.