Michelle New

Principal Management Analyst
Phone: 408-437-5400

Michelle New, Principal Management Analyst, joined Management Partners in 2021 after 15 years with the City of Santa Maria, where she served most recently as the Human Resources Manager, responsible for oversight of all aspects of the human resources function. During her tenure, Michelle developed an award-winning succession planning program, overhauled multiple paper processes, actively participated in employee negotiations, coordinated the city’s performance, disciplinary and investigative issues and was involved in the citywide budget. She also participated in the coordination of the city’s COVID-19 response as one of two contact tracers. Michelle began her service with the City as a Management Analyst in the City Manager’s Office.