Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Michelle Wollam


Michelle Wollam has served as the Management Counselor for the Embassy of the United States in Accra, Ghana since August 2016.  Michelle entered the Foreign Service in 1999 and has served in a variety of positions at the U.S. Missions in Conakry (Consular/Economics), Tunis (HRO), Zagreb (HRO/FMO), Addis Ababa (Regional HRO), La Paz (Management Officer INL), and Harare (FMO).


Michelle is originally from California and holds an undergraduate degree in German Studies from Amherst College, an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and an MS in Human Resources from Chapman University. Michelle’s husband, Park (Chip) Wollam is a GSO Specialist, and is working in Lagos as Supervisory GSO. They have two daughters.