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Michelle Kaihani

Managing Director

As a managing director in Dallas, Michelle Kaihani leads Riveron’s human resources function and oversees performance management, benefits, employee retention, compliance, risk mitigation, and the firm’s training and development programs.

Riveron does a tremendous job of investing in its people. We have the unique ability to be flexible enough to affect positive change and implement programs quickly, which translates into impactful personal and professional development for our employees.


Michelle Kaihani is responsible for implementing people-related functions, including employee relations, performance management, leadership and employee development, compensation and benefits, talent management, retention approaches, legal compliance, and regulatory requirements. She possesses a proven ability to manage multiple projects through to completion in a changing, fast-paced environment.

Michelle began her career working on a presidential candidate’s campaigns. After, she served as human resources manager for Perot Systems. Prior to her role at Pacific Union Financial, she was the associate director of human resources at EY, serving as a business partner to area leadership and handling all people matters including strategic and operational matters.

When she’s not watching sports or reruns of Gilmore Girls or Friends, Michelle enjoys working out and spending time with friends and family.

Education and Certifications

  • Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Human Resource Management, University of Texas, Dallas
  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Human Resources Certification Institute