Michelle Lange serves as the acting director for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB), overseeing operations for the state agency that provides information technology, business and administrative services to Michigan's residents, businesses, state agencies, state employees, and retirees.
With extensive experience in government operations and a passion for creating opportunities for all, Lange leads the administrative functions for the department that include financial services, facilities, retirement services, print and mail, vehicle services, procurement, process improvement, and communications, among others.
Lange most recently held the position of director of Executive Direction and Operations for DTMB with responsibilities for the organization's strategic planning, communications, and legislative relations. Additionally, she served as the chief of staff to the DTMB director and as the department legislative liaison. Lange also worked for Gov. Whitmer under the chief operating officer, was deputy director of legislative affairs for Gov. Rick Snyder, and served as a judge on the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Outside of her work in the executive branch, Lange spent 12 years as a staff member in the Michigan Senate.
Lange has both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University.