Michelle Dennard is vice president and regional executive of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. She is responsible for the Branch's board of directors and the Sixth District's Advisory Council on Transportation and Logistics and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed's monetary policy process. Prior to joining the Fed, she most recently served as president and chief executive officer of CareerSource Florida Inc.

An attorney and member of the Florida Bar, Dennard has more than 16 years of experience in workforce and economic development. She has also served as the director for the Division of Strategic Business Development at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (now Florida Commerce) and deputy director of the Florida Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development, where she provided legal counsel and managed government affairs.

She is a member of Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class 39, 2019 recipient of Development Counsellors International's prestigious 40 Under 40 Award in economic development, and the Florida Economic Development Council's 2019 Toni Jennings Workforce Professional of the Year. She is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Business and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law.

Updated January 2024