Based in PATH's Seattle headquarters, Michele Burns directs PATH’s institutional communications. Her division includes brand management, online communications, media relations, and creative services. She previously directed PATH’s editorial and graphic design teams and developed many of PATH’s highest-visibility documents. Prior to joining PATH in 1999, Ms. Burns held positions with several groups in the publishing industry, including HarperCollins Publishers in New York and Encore Media Group in Seattle. As a senior editor at Harbour Communications in Seattle, she wrote and edited a range of medical communications materials. Ms. Burns holds an MA from the University of Washington and a BA from New York University.