Michele V. Levy is CEO and co-founder of Melissa USA, which has the exclusive distribution of Melissa Shoes in North America and Mexico. Prior to her involvement with Melissa, Michele was senior director of Programs at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, an organization founded by David Rockefeller to promote trade, investment and a political and policy discourse on Latin America. Before joining the organization, Mrs. Levy worked for 10 years at Chase/JPMorgan in its investment banking, capital markets, and project finance. Her last assignment was with Chase Capital Partners/JPMorgan Partner private equity fund, where Mrs. Levy was responsible for overseeing more than $100M in investments in Brazil, Mexico, and other countries in the region. A French-Brazilian national, Ms. Levy has a degree in Economics from the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil (FEA) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.