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Partner to Empower

Meet the team

During your application process, you will be connected to a team that is committed to racial equality within the retail industry and to the success of your business. 

They look forward to collaborating with you on your Partner to Empower journey and, in turn, changing the retail landscape to better reflect the communities it serves.

Get to know your team of retail experts! 


Michelle Isabel
Partner to Empower Lead 

Michelle Isabel acts as the Regional Vice President of Business Development, focusing on growing Brookfield Properties' retailer portfolio in the Atlanta area, as well as the Northeast. Her proudest professional achievement was being asked by senior leadership to develop and implement Brookfield Properties’ Partner to Empower program, which will bring diversity to our shopping centers to better reflect the local communities they serve and grow black-owned businesses in our physical spaces.

Michelle graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology with a BS in computer science. She is a wife and a mom to three sons and her dog, Butch. Besides her children, her proudest personal accomplishment was running the Keys 100 Ultra Marathon.


TaVida Rice
General Manager


Mackenzie Fontaine
General Manager


Angie McCann
Sr. General Manager


Brandy Olaniyan
Kiosk Leasing Manager


Heather Kinsel
Dir. Kiosk Leasing


Daryl Young
Kiosk Leasing Manager


Angie Curran
Dir. Leasing


Maroly Becknel
Group Bus. Dev. Rep.


Pete Vecchio
Group Bus. Dev. Rep.


Mary DeCiero
Group Bus. Dev. Rep.