Michelle is the founder of www.marketingyourbusiness.ca, a project management marketing consulting company serving small and mid-sized businesses.

With 25 years of experience in Marketing Communications, including twelve years at Xerox Canada, her most client roster includes The Talent Company, ENRg Consulting, Northtown Dental, Centennial College, Imagining Possibilities, Bayview Sheppard RMT and Gift Gowns.

Michelle has enjoyed yearly trips to Lakehead University to teach LinkedIn 101 to Masters Students, has also taught marketing at Seneca College and teaches LinkedIn bi-monthly at Stafford House. Passionate about “Mother Earth”, she and her husband Kirk, built an ‘eco-home’  in 2011. Their blog details their green journey, starting in July 2007 as well as the media coverage generated as Michelle tried to ‘recycle’ their house in 2009; as she ran a successful community geothermal drilling event in May 2010 and then worked with LEAF for a successful tree planting event in May 2011 which was featured in two newspapers and on CTV news.

Michelle is also deeply involved in her community and is a Founding Member of the West Willowdale Neighbourhood Association. She was actively involved with WeLoveWillowdale and the Yonge Street Tragedy Commemoration and is currently is a Parent Council Member at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. She continues to cherish her time teaching Children’s Liturgy with her daughter teenage daughter Ella at St. Gabriel’s Church.

Michelle delivered a 3 hour session on Linkedin to our Graduate students. Our students found the session to be fun, informative and very useful. We have already invited Michelle to conduct similar sessions with our students on regular basis and hope to see her in the first quarter of next year.  Naqi Sayed, Associate Professor, Lakehead University