Michele Harrington is the Chief Operating Officer and Broker of Record for First Team Real Estate, the largest independent real estate company in Orange County. Harrington began her career in 1997 after her enlistment in the United States Marine Corps, where she was a C-130 aircraft mechanic. Harrington has been an agent, an investor and an owner of real estate, mortgage and escrow companies. She serves on the board of directors for the Orange County REALTORS® and the California Association of REALTORS®, and is also a federal political coordinator for the National Association of REALTORS®. She graduated from Chapman University and is married to Dave Harrington, former Deputy Sheriff and the Mayor of Aliso Viejo. Together they have five children.