Michelle graduated with a Grand Diplôme in Cuisine and Patisserie from Le Cordon Bleu in London and landed a job as a pastry chef at London’s Grosvenor House hotel. The creativity and intensity of the culinary world provided a perfect training ground for the world of advertising.
Over the course of 18 years, Michelle’s advertising career took her from Leo Burnett in Chicago to Dailey in West Hollywood where she was the agency's first female Managing Partner and President in its 50-year history.
In 2021, Michelle became the Chief Marketing Officer at Sprinkles where she leads all consumer and product marketing, drives product innovation and flavor development.
A DEI change-maker within creative industries, Michelle has spoken at SXSW, 3% Conference, ANA, Brand Innovators and was honored with a ColorComm Circle award in recognition of her outstanding leadership and mentorship to other women of color in the industry.