Michelle Stephens

Michelle Stephens


Michelle Stephens serves as EdChoice’s controller, where she is responsible for all accounting functions within the organization, including annual financial reporting to EdChoice’s board of directors as well as external auditors, ensuring compliance to the requirements set forth by the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) for nonprofit agencies.

Prior to joining EdChoice, Michelle gained considerable nonprofit accounting experience working for the Indiana Association for Education of Young Children and as an auditor for BKD, LLP – CPAs and Advisors.

Michelle is a certified public accountant and graduated in 1994 from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband and their three children.

Favorite Quote

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

Favorite Teacher/Class

Art – Miss Peapenbrock

High School Mascot


Favorite Pastimes

Boating, Wakeboarding, Family Movie night

Inspiration for Joining the Educational Choice Movement

My three children are my inspiration for joining the educational choice movement. Like all parents, I want the best education opportunities for my children and believe school choice can provide that.