Meet Our Organization’s Leaders
Michelle was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended Eastern University in Portales, NM where she earned a Bachelors in Business Administration. She has over 30 years’ experience in the accounting profession. Michelle came to LifeROOTS in 2017 after retiring from the City of Albuquerque.
Amanda Montano joined LifeROOTS in 2019 as the Director of Quality Assurance. Amanda primarily worked in Healthcare as an Educator previously. Amanda is a resident of Rio Rancho, she loves the outdoors and family time. Amanda expresses to everyone “In a world where you can be anything be kind”. LifeROOTS to Amanda means endless possibilities with surrounded encouragement!
Dwanna Cooper recently joined LifeROOTS as our Human Resources Director. She brings 18 years of experience, possess a master’s degree in human resources, and is senior certified. She is excited to contribute to the mission, build partnerships, and create a stronger future for the participants that we serve.