Michele has 20 years of experience providing communications support, including strategic messaging and tactical communications for a variety of commercial and non-profit organizations. Over the course of her career, Michele has successfully collaborated with a variety of stakeholders (C-level executives, development staff, outside creative resources, etc.) to create comprehensive messaging that achieves organizational objectives. Areas of expertise include developing and executing messaging, marketing and fundraising collateral, employee communications, digital media, public relations, promotional campaigns, and events. Several of her publications have won APEX awards from Communications Concepts. Michele has an MBA from the University of Maryland (concentration: Marketing) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of William and Mary.