“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left & could say… “I used everything you gave me.” ~ Erma Bombeck
Michelle Micalizzi is a creative entrepreneur. She balances her businesses mind and creative skills in all that she does not only professionally as a Visual Journalist, Curator & a Business Executor but in her life. Her strong belief in community and collective engagement lead her to found the Art of Fearlessly Giving Back (AoFGB), Art of Fearlessly Doing Business (AoFDB) and Fearless Pop up Projects. Michelle’s latest exciting endeavors are the Fearless Art Works an art gallery and a space for good works of all kind that connects Art + Community + Business and Tavas Yoga!
Michelle grew up in a family business and has owned and operated 6 other businesses of her own: Body Images Personal Training, Me2 Media Design & Marketing, The Red Clover Salon, Scottsdale Health Coach and a Pest Management Company. She also has worked for large corporations such as Edward Jones Investments, Go Daddy, IDX Systems Software, and Revlon.
Michelle has BA in Fine Art from the State University of NY at Albany, a certification in Computer Design from Pratt Manhattan and a Masters Degree in Administration with a concentration in Organizational Behavior from St Michael’s College.
She is a Recipient of the VT Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports Worksite Wellness Gold Rising Star Award (2003 & 04) and was nominated for the Chittenden County United Away “Home Town Hero” Award (2009).
Michelle lives in Cave Creek, Arizona with her 2 Cornish Rex Cats (Mijo and Mija) and 2 Catahoula Leopard Mix puppies (Manchas and Moca).