Michelle is the managing partner of The Ad Agency, Charleston and has been in the marketing and advertising industry for over 23 years. After serving as Director of Sales with a major media and entertainment entity, Michelle now works directly with locally owned businesses to create multi platform marketing and advertising strategies that motivate and modify behavior that meet their needs.

A University of South Carolina graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Michelle also obtained a Masters of Education in 1991. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Columbia and Leadership Charleston Chamber of Commerce programs. Michelle is passionate about giving back to the community and serves on numerous civic and charitable organizations: Palmetto Military Support Group Board Member, Secretary and Marketing Chair; JBC Honorary Commander and Advisory Council; Charleston Metro Chamber Total Resource Campaign Vice Chair and Ambassador; Darkness to Light Volunteer Board Member, Marketing Chair; Special Olympics of South Carolina Volunteer Board Member;Marketing Chair, North Charleston Business Expo Volunteer Board Member and Charleston Leaders Advisory Board.

Michelle lives in Charleston, SC with her husband Rob and their dogs Gracie and Tupelo Honey!