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.
Nate got his start working in higher education marketing for an agency in Kansas City. From there, he has served in various positions around the globe, including as Communications Officer for a university in Morocco, Webmaster and SEO specialist for an international engineering society, and SEO Specialist for a UK-based higher education marketing firm. He currently resides in Minneapolis, MN.
Originally from Kansas City, Nate attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate studies before completing an MA from the University of Leicester in England. In his spare time he enjoys talking about all things tech, traveling, hiking, skiing, and learning languages.
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.
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 in several top advertising agencies executing design projects clients such as Memorial Hermann Hospital, Buc-ee’s, and Monterey’s Tex Mex Café.
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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