Michele joined the NFL in August of 2015 as the Group Managing Director, Partnerships. She manages a portfolio of brand partners across multiple industries and leads all their experiential, digital, social and media activations with the League. Before the NFL, Carr spent 16 years at American Express in the global sponsorships group, leading both sports and entertainment partnerships – specifically relationships with over twenty premiere partners including the United States Tennis Association, United States Golf Association, NBA, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and Barclays Center. She received a bachelor’s of science in marketing with a concentration in sports and events marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey and was named a 2015 Game Changer by the Sports Business Journal. She resides in Staten Island, New York with her husband Chris and sons Matthew and Thomas.