Michelle is a long-time public relations professional with decades of experience in B2B technology PR, and has worked with companies ranging from startups to more than $200M in revenue. At Rainier, Michelle works on a wide variety of technologies and markets, including accounts in telecom, cyber security and advanced manufacturing. Prior to Rainier, Michelle was Publicity Manager for the Science & Technology Books division of global publisher Elsevier, where she led all communications for the division and worked closely with senior management. Previously, she was a senior team member for nearly fifteen years at Parker Communications and The Launch Company, working with clients across a broad spectrum of B2B technologies and professional services.
Michelle launched her career in PR in the early 90s at Boston Communications, a high tech firm specializing in the CAD/CAM market. She has dual Master’s Degrees in International Relations and International Communications from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Trinity College in Harford, CT. She also spent a year after college working in Vienna, Austria and studied at the Universität Wien.
Traveling, cooking, reading mysteries and watching her boys on the soccer field are among Michelle’s favorite ways to spend free time.
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