Founder of The Nouveau Image, an experiential firm with national ties. TNI represents several high profile clients and various lifestyle businesses. Michelle has an undying commitment to philanthropy. In 2011, she was nominated by The American Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for their “Woman of the Year” Award, co-chaired and consulted for Marian Anderson Award, serves as a Founding Board Member of the Hemp Heals Foundation and is currently serving as the Director of Development, Corporate Relations for Big Brothers Big Sisters SEPA.
Michelle was born in Seattle, WA and was raised there as well as in Southern California. She has used her educational background in fine arts and anthropology to work with her clients in creative ways. Her artistic approach and her business savvy have led many successful and diverse projects.
Prior to her entrepreneurial and philanthropic endeavors, she started as a showroom representative in Manhattan where she quickly worked her way up to showroom manager. Due to her stellar performance, she was offered the position of Head of PR and Marketing for a large international e-commerce fashion company. During this time, she also worked as a Fashion Stylist for editorials and celebrities in the world of sports, music, and entertainment. Michelle was able to utilize her connections to garner celebrity clients including Snoop Dogg, Flo Rida, Amber Rose, Jamie Kennedy, NHL star Mike Richards, MTV’s Bam Margera, and many others.
Since then Michelle has produced events all over the country for major clients such as P. Diddy, Live Nation, Riley Cote, The Moyer Foundation, Jimmy Rollins Family Foundation, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Susan G. Komen, Philadelphia Film Society, and more. Michelle has also produced fashion shows for Parisian Couture designer Sonia Rykiel and Project Runway designer Korto Momolu.