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Michele Wierzgac Michele Wierzgac

Speaker-Trainer-Consultant | Michele & Company

Oak Lawn, IL, UNITED STATES

Helping People Build Business Skills

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You will find Michele to be an articulate thought-provoker, with a unique and cohesive goal-oriented and passionate presentation style. She is an experienced business leader and communicator delivering powerful programs that inspire attendees into action through interactive sessions and humor!

Michele's trademark—customizing every keynote, workshop, and retreat to meet the needs of the client! She delivers forward thinking messages and information in the areas of:
- Self-Branding & Credibility
- Leadership & Supervision
- Marketing Strategies & Trends

She is a frequent guest lecturer and ad-hoc professor for Kendall College, and is well known for her column Forward Thinking. Michele has been recognized by Meeting Professionals International as a Top 5 Speaker, Preferred Leadership Retreat Facilitator, and one of the seven Founding Chancellors “to comment on current business trends and deliver visionary leadership."

She is in the process of completing her first book. “Ride On” is Michele’s very intimate story of losing her friend and confidant – her Mom - and her very personal journey through grief while learning to ride, purchase, and teach others to ride a motorcycle at the age of 50 – yes, a Harley-Davidson!

Michele has a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Illinois State University where she also earned an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Athletic Coaching while playing volleyball on an athletic scholarship. She serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Martin de Porres House of Hope Women’s and Children’s Shelter for homeless and recovering women and children in Chicago.

Some of Michele’s quality clients include Panduit Corporation, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Collinson Media, G-3 Technology Partners, Hyatt Hotels, Sunset Station Hotels, Texas Apartment Association, American Bus Association, American Association for Diabetes Educators, Louisiana Society of Association Executives, South Dakota Governor’s Conference For Tourism, Mystery Shopper Providers Association, New York State Association For Continuing Education, Meeting Professionals International, Professional Convention Management Association, Financial & Insurance Planners Association, Society of Government Meeting Professionals, and other fine organizations.

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  • www.micheleandco.com