Michelle (Leahy) Ferreri is the Conservative candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha. She was born in Douro, Ontario and has been a resident of Peterborough-Kawartha her entire life.
Michelle is a well-known community advocate, an award-winning entrepreneur, a committed volunteer, and a highly sought-after public speaker, social media marketer and influencer. Her passion, determination, innovation and advocacy work has earned her two RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur award nominations.
Michelle’s desire to serve the community in the political arena stems from her experience as a communicator and community leader in the Peterborough-Kawartha area. A lifelong learner, her education in science has led her to be a passionate advocate for physical and mental health.
Michelle is a graduate of Trent University (Biology/Anthropology) and Loyalist College (Biotechnology).
Michelle has three children between the ages of 12 and 17, and shares her life with her supportive partner, Ryan, and his three daughters. She often jokes that having 6 young people in her life is a great way to hone her skills as a mediator of tense disputes which could serve her well as a Member of Parliament.
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