Michelle has over 20 years of experience in marketing, both in business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing. Her breadth of industry experience includes industrial, technology, retail, and healthcare among many others. Michelle continually looks for connectivity across industries and technologies that can be leveraged for marketing programs.
With a marketing degree from the University of New Orleans and MBA from Tulane, Michelle brings to her clients a strong focus on strategic marketing.
Michelle has served in several capacities across multiple professional organizations including the Boards of American Marketing Association, Houston Advertising Federation and Urban Land Institute Houston. Michelle is currently Immediate Past President of the American Marketing Association‘s Houston Chapter and serves on the Management Committee for Urban Land Institute Houston as Communications Chair.
In her career, she has managed marketing efforts for various consumer and B2B products and services as well as non-profit organizations, such as Buc-ee’s, Plantation Homes, Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair, Johnson Development, Hotel Derek, PupSquad and BBVA Compass, to name a few.
Kate is a native of the New Orleans area, attended LSU in Baton Rouge and spent two years living in Spain during college. She is an active volunteer in the American Marketing Association Houston chapter, on the Multicultural Marketing Special Interest Group. She’s presented on social media marketing and marketing strategy at the Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association, Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, San Jacinto College, UH American Marketing Association and Houston Bloggers.
In her career, she has worked with a variety of clients, from small and medium-sized businesses to multinational corporations to non-profits in a variety of industries, including tourism, IT, aviation, food and consumer goods. She has overseen projects involving marketing communications, media relations, and international events.
Sara was born and raised in Italy, in the Milan area. She received her MA in Languages and International Management from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan Campus. In true fashion for an Italian, she likes good food, wine and cooking (and blogs about it at pastaandco.me).
Yvonne graduated from LSU with a degree in Marketing. While interested in this field, she also became intrigued with accounting, leading her to a career at an engineering firm. At Blue Sky, she is now able to fully exercise both of her professional interests.
Born, raised and currently living in New Orleans, she loves visiting Houston to collaborate with her team members. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and volunteers for programs that instill confidence and leadership skills in young girls, including the Girl Scouts of Southeast Louisiana.
Fun facts about Danielle: She has 3 siblings (one being her twin) and was a nationally ranked goalkeeper in college.
Erika joined Blue Sky in 2017 as a Digital Content Coordinator, and cherishes the fact that she can delve into every aspect of marketing, from creating and designing ads, to conducting market research and data analysis.
In her spare time, Erika teaches Ashtanga yoga, and aspires to share her practice in order to inspire the growth of others, both physically and spiritually.
Mandy received her B.S. from Northwestern University in Electrical Engineering and her Masters in Electrical Engineering from Rice University before working as an engineer at Texas Instruments. Later, she was responsible for the digital marketing that made her family business successful, and co-founded a worldwide educational tech startup acquiring 30,000 website users in over 200 countries. An expert in full-stack web development, Mandy has extensive experience in coding and design, as well as PPC, email marketing and SEO strategy. If it’s possible on the internet, Mandy will make it happen!
When not taking the web-world by storm, Mandy can be found playing obscure boardgames with her husband and kids. Born in Canada, raised in Taiwan, and fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English, there isn’t much Mandy can’t do, and we’re excited to have her expertise as part of our Blue Sky arsenal!
She’s proud to have represented clients in almost every field, including auto dealerships, educational institutions, large-scale fishing tournaments, medical, sports, and even a pickle festival! Before joining Blue Sky, Carrie led as the Social Media Director for a boutique digital marketing agency in North Carolina.
Carrie specializes in helping build brands from the ground up, and thrives on creating lasting and successful client relations. When she’s not making client goals happen, she enjoys spending time with her rescue dog, Simon, a Great Dane/Lab mix, travelling, scouting new restaurants, discovering new street art and trying to convince herself that she enjoys running.
Liz graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Political Science. She enjoys binge reading, running with her whippet mix Hazel, and brushing up on the latest digital trends in her off time.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Tiffany worked at several top advertising agencies executing design projects clients such as Memorial Hermann Hospital, Buc-ee’s, and Monterey’s Tex Mex Café.
A Colorado native, Texan by choice, Lauren is a graduate of The University of Houston - Downtown. Kicking off her career in New York City as an intern for designer Cynthia Rowley, Lauren went on to work at various advertising agencies and nonprofit organizations representing clients in an array of fields, such as: technology, emergency communications, government, healthcare, real-estate, oil & gas, education, and construction.
When she’s not in the office, you’ll find her at the sewing machine embracing her own designer spirit, making coffee, and folding lots of tiny-human laundry. She’s a proud mom to three, and kindly asks that you not challenge her to a rap-off, because she will win.
From a background in editing and publishing, Megan made the move to marketing when she discovered that it’s great storytelling that solves someone’s problem and has measurable results! This combination was irresistible, and now she uses her unique perspective to communicate client solutions to the people who need them.
Outside of her work with Blue Sky Marketing, she’s the mother of four incredible children, the author of a book for moms, and a connoisseur of uisce beatha (born of a love for Ireland, not related to motherhood).
While attending college, Carolyn worked as a full-time medical assistant and part-time barista. In 2014, she received her degree in Emerging Media Communications from DeVry University, and she is proud to bring this wealth of varied experience into her marketing work. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, writing fiction, admiring viral Youtube videos, and spending time with her son.
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