Michelle is an entrepreneurial leader and growth strategy linchpin, recognized for her unmatched expertise unleashing the power of brand to give businesses tailwind for success. As founder and CEO of Growth Street, a growth strategy consulting firm, Michelle has pioneered a more impactful model that gives businesses, ranging from fast-growing start-ups to Fortune 500 brands, the genuinely curious thinking and unique expertise to breakthrough to what’s next. Prior to founding Growth Street, Michelle spent several decades in a variety of C-Suite roles across brand, marketing, product and digital at household brands, including Fidelity Investments, Manulife Financial, J.P. Morgan and E*TRADE Financial. She also served as chief marketing officer for several high-tech start-ups, where she built the businesses from the ground up and drove high-profile partnerships and acquisitions. Michelle is a thought leader in the industry and is committed to supporting women, inclusion and diversity. She is a board member for MITX InfluenceHER and a professional coach to women building businesses and careers. Michelle shares her expertise as a teacher, speaker and presenter for a number of universities and conferences including Harvard University, Boston University BUildLab, Babson College Entrepreneurship Forum, Boston College Carroll School of Management, American Marketing Association and Women in Business Leadership.