- M.B.A.   The University of Texas as San Antonio, 1996
- B.B.A.   Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX, 1993
- Texas State Board of Public Accountancy - CPA License, 075066, 1997, San Antonio, TX.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Avila, Michelle. (2015). Current Impact on Auditing Statement Revisions. International Journal of Business and Society.
Sun, Yu., Gergen, Esther., Avila, Michelle., & Green, Mark. (2015). Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Implications for leaders of accountants.. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management.
Winney, Kathryn., & Avila, Michelle. (2015). Risk Analysis: Financial and Internal Impacts. International Journal of Business and Society.
Presentations of Refereed Papers
Gergen, Esther., Duncan, Phylis., Avila, Michelle., & Green, Mark. (2015). How different is it from the full range model of leadership. Academy of Business Research Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, Louisiana.