Michelle Morgan has been the Human Resources Manager for Morgan Oil Company, a family business with locations across West Georgia, for the past 20 years. In her role, Michelle conducts employee educational programs, maintains the employee health benefit plan and reviews and updates the policies and procedures manual.
Michelle is a graduate of the University of West Georgia having received a Bachelor and Master of Business Administration.
While at UWG, Michelle fell in love with Carroll County and chose to stay. Shortly after graduation, she became an entrepreneur by opening A Likely Story Book Center, Inc.
Through the years, Michelle has remained involved in supporting UWG. She and her husband, Jimmy, endow a Morgan Oil Company Scholarship that, to date, has assisted over 15 of their employees in obtaining a degree. Michelle also served as a UWG Foundation Trustee from 2006 to 2013 and served as President of the Penelope Melson Library Society. Michelle has chaired Live Art for the Townsend Center, has been the Executive in Residence for the Richards College of Business and served, along with her husband Jimmy, as Co-Chair of ADAY for UWG.
Committed to giving back, Michelle has spent years serving our community.
Michelle was the initial chair of PASS(Partners Advancing Student Success) for Carrollton City and Carroll County School Systems which works to increase high school graduation rates. Michelle has been an active leader with the Carrollton GreenBelt for which she helped secure a grant of over $11,000 from BP Fueling Communities.
Michelle has been actively involved in the Carroll County Cultural Arts Alliance, Keep Carroll Beautiful, Carrollton and Whitesburg Friends of the Library, Get Healthy Live Well West Georgia, the Carrollton City School System, Carroll County Mental Health Advocacy Board, Friends of the ARC and the Community Foundation of West Georgia. She has co-chaired the Carroll County Ferst Foundation's Fashion Ferst fundraiser for 4 years raising over $80,000 and co-chaired the building of Castle Playground in Carrollton. She is the treasurer for the Neva Lomason Memorial Library Construction Team and has been, along with her husband, an avid supporter of the Veterans Memorial Park.
Michelle was elected in 2014 to serve on the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, representing the citizens of District 4. She received her certification as a county commissioner and a specialty track certification in Economic and Community Development from The Carl Vinson Institute of Government and The University of Georgia. She earned a Regional Economic Development certification also. She has advocated for and received funding to remodel and update the Neva Lomason Memorial Library, Carroll County Ag Center and Oak Mountain Gymnasium. Michelle supported funding for the new Georgia State Patrol Post 4. She is the Chair of the Carroll County Rural Transit Advisory Committee, served on the recent Comprehensive Plan Update Committee and was appointed to the City of Carrollton Development and Beautification Committee. In 2019, she was elected to Chairman of Carroll County. She serves on the Carrollton Payroll Development Authority, Carrollton Carroll County Hospital Authority and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is avid supporter of Mental Health initiatives and is on the Carroll County Mental Health Advocates Board.
Michelle is married to Carrollton native, Jimmy Morgan. They have three children, Patrick (recent honor graduate of UGA), Michael (Junior at UGA) and Elizabeth (Freshman at UGA) along with a standard poodle, Apollo. The Morgans are active members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.