Michelle Bailey Hedgepeth

Michelle Bailey Hedgepeth has extensive experience in local government operations, research and project management. She has over 20 years of experience working in cities and towns across the country on various issues. Bailey Hedgepeth has recently taken on a new position as the town administrator for the Town of Bladensburg, MD. Before that, she worked for Howard County government as assistant chief administrative officer.

Professionally, her specialties are strategic planning, public information/media relations, performance measurement, local government policy implementation and analysis, inter-governmental relations, franchise administration, labor negotiations and other related areas.

Bailey Hedgepeth holds a Master of Public Administration from Florida State University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Purdue University.

She moved to Maryland in 2011 with her husband and their daughter. Her hobbies include gardening, beekeeping, tennis and other outdoor activities. She has a blog called BeeMore, where she tries to chronicle her adventures in gardening and beekeeping. She also belongs to several professional and service organizations. Bailey Hedgepeth currently serves as the treasurer of the Harbor City (MD) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated and the treasurer of Dubois Circle.