Bringing over 25 years experience in the meeting industry, Michelle joined ConferenceDirect as an independent contractor in September 2001. Her experience includes event management in the non-profit, corporate, association and religious markets.
Prior to joining ConferenceDirect Michelle spent several years in both corporate catering and sales at an independent hotel in the Milwaukee area. Thriving on helping organizations achieve their sales goals and enhance their marketing message, she delivers value through personalized customer service and meticulous contract review on behalf of her clients. To date, Michelle has negotiated over 500 hotel and convention center contracts on her clients behalf. Attention to detail has made Michelle a highly regarded professional by both clients and peers.
Actively involved in the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Wisconsin Chapter, Michelle has served on the Board of Directors as the Vice President-Membership, Planner Director – Professional Development and Membership Committee. She is also a member of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives (WSAE) currently serving as the Chairman for the Community Outreach Task Force and the Waukesha County Business Alliance.