Employee Spotlight: Michelle Lutz - Human Resources Manager

Michelle Lutz - Human Resources Manager


LutzMichelle Lutz sees it as her role to help co-workers at the Center for Family Health when they have questions or problems with benefits or other employment matters.

“I try to be a resource to our employees,” said Michelle, Human Resources Manager. “I honestly look forward to coming to work every day because I love to help our employees. Every day is different.”

A native of Ypsilanti, Michelle had previously lived in Kentucky, where her husband, Joe, was stationed as a member of the military. When he retired from the military service, they moved to the Jackson area.

Prior to her job at CFH, Michelle was the Benefits Coordinator for Jackson-based Stanton and Associates, which had 2,500 employees and owned more than 70 Wendy's restaurants and Biggby Coffee locations. She holds a Bachelors degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Phoenix.

After Stanton and Associates sold its assets, Michelle found a new position at CFH. She was hired four years ago as the Human Resource Generalist and was promoted to Human Resources Manager in 2017.  Aside from assisting CFH employees, her job duties include recruitment and hiring of new employees, and other human resources functions.

“The Center is very fortunate to have Michelle Lutz as part of our team,” said Rebecca Snow, Chief Finance Officer for CFH.  “She expertly guides our leadership in complex and sometimes difficult situations. Her compassionate, empathetic and calm demeanor helps navigate our staff through tough life and work issues. “

Michelle and Joe, a paramedic for Jackson Community Ambulance, have three sons aged 9 to 14. Her animal family has eight members, five dogs and three cats.

She says the Center for Family Health is a rewarding place for a career in Human Resources.

“I love the way the company is always evolving,” Michelle said. “We're always looking for better ways to serve our community and our employees.”