Helping others recognize their greatness within is Michelle’s passion. She is joyful when she sees others achieve the results they desire and deserve. Michelle’s expertise is in Sales and Leadership.

Her training and coaching business, The Champ Group, provides professional and personal development for community and business organizations. Delivery methods range from facilitating Mastermind Groups, to coaching individuals and teams in subjects of leadership, sales, speaking and team effectiveness. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of the American Management Association and Brandman University. She is also a certified member of the John Maxwell Team. She worked in the Telecommunications industry for over 20 years. As Local Sales Manager for Spectrum Reach, (and Time Warner Cable) she led a team of sales professionals.

She served in a leadership role on the Board of NAWBO-OC (National Association of Women Business Owners) for five years. She served for two years as Vice President of Programs where she oversaw and emceed the monthly networking dinner meetings.
Michelle is pleased to have been a SUE Talk presenter, and now serves as a coach to help others in their speaking and presentation skills and delivery.

Michelle is married to Clarke and has two adult sons, Evan and Alex. She also has a vivacious Wheaton Terrier dog, Pinot, who she rescued two years ago.

Committed to make a difference, she finished her fifth consecutive Avon Walk for Cancer in Santa Barbara in September, where she walked 39.3 miles over two days. She also completed the Susan G Komen 60 mile walk in November of 2018.


Speaker Location: Orange County, CA

Topics Offered:

Communicate to Connect; Creating and Delivering Effective Presentations; Lead to Influence; Developing the Leader within you; Communication Styles   –  If you want to succeed, you must be self-aware, learn how to connect and communicate with others, and be willing to continue to stretch in your personal and professional development. Each of these topics can be customized to the audience. Practical application is incorporated, so that the participants are not only listening, but applying the lessons to their real-world environment.