• Summary

    Michelle attended Loyola Marymount University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and a Minor in Business Administration. She was employed as an Internal Corporate Recruiter and worked with third-party staffing agencies and permanent placement firms. Since 1995, her professional experience in recruitment and new client development in various industries have guaranteed successful placements in the areas of Sales, Administration/Clerical, Accounting and Finance, Project Management and Human Resources.


    Michelle’s strong interpersonal skills have also been applied to her community service endeavors. Her professional affiliations include PIHRA (Professionals in Human Resources Association) and the Loyola Marymount University Alumni Association. Michelle regularly coordinates educational workshops for job searching, professional development, interviewing skills and candidate marketability.


  • Experience

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    Criterion Resources, Inc.

    Founder January 2005-Present

    Criterion Resources was founded by Michelle Arevalo in 2004. With an increasing number of candidates and companies specifically requesting to work with her, Michelle started Criterion Resources to provide clients with a unique personalized approach to recruitment and higher quality service.
    2009 Nominee for the Top Human Resources Professional by The San Fernando Valley Business Journal
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    Professionals in Human Resources Assn. District One

    Board Member Oct 2009 - Dec 2012
    Held Multiple Positions including Treasurer, Communications Chair, Membership Chair and Vice-Chair of District 1.

    Duties included:

    -Event Planning
    -Marketing Events
    -Web Development
    -Volunteer Outreach
    -Member Relations
    -Budget Forecasting
    -Accounts Payable
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    Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

    Volunteer Recruiter 1996 - 2001
    Recruited volunteers in order to staff and delegate duties for day of the festival. Targeted college students by establishing relationships with various college organizations such as Filipino clubs and community service organizations.
    Michelle is a highly professional business leader who approaches challenges with sound wisdom, planning and execution. She can be depended upon to deliver results and frequently surpasses expectations. All of us at PIHRA are absolutely count it our privilege to have her on our team.

    Nathan Ackeret
    Nathan Ackeret

  • Skills

    Volunteer Management

    Community Outreach





  • Education

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    Loyola Marymount University

    Humanities: Minor in Business Administration, B.A. 1991 - 1995
    Loyola Marymount University offers rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to academically ambitious students committed to lives of meaning and purpose. We benefit from our location in Los Angeles, a dynamic city that brings into sharp focus the issues of our time and provides an ideal context for study, research, creative work, and active engagement. By intention and philosophy, we invite men and women diverse in talents, interests, and cultural backgrounds to enrich our educational community and advance our mission:

    Activities: LMU Belles, Isang Bansa
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