MICHELE J. FLYNN is the Founder and President of Expense Management Solutions, Inc. (EMS) of Southborough, Massachusetts, a leading provider of strategic advisory services to major organizations. Ms. Flynn is an industry visionary. Her company develops and implements cutting edge strategic management programs and outsourcing relationships that result in significant client savings. EMS has a success ratio in ten years of operations far outpacing the most optimistic industry reports. Providing targeted solutions to sourcing of Corporate Shared Services and Corporate Real Estate, EMS works with such respected corporations as Microsoft, Kraft, Keybank, CA, and EDS. Delivering on Ms. Flynn’s reputation for quality and innovation, EMS received recognition as a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine Top 100 company in 2003, and again in 2005, a Top Business by Diversity.com in 2003, 2005, and 2006, a finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year – Service Business, and as a finalist in the 2004, 2005, and 2006 Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs. SDCE magazine named Michele as a “Pro to Know” in 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2012. Prior to EMS, Ms. Flynn worked in executive positions with Fortune 500 companies, international banks, and public accounting firms in real estate, investment management, administrative services, and contract administration. Ms. Flynn earned an MBA from Southern Methodist University. She is certified by the Costa Institute of Real Estate Finance, holds the Board Certification in Corporate Real Estate from CoreNet, and is a Registered Counselor of Real Estate. Ms. Flynn lectures at universities and professional and trade organizations. She also writes extensively for industry publications on the subjects of procurement and sourcing strategy, supplier relationship management, global sourcing, administrative systems reengineering, real estate finance, shared service organizational issues, and corporate real estate management.