Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Michelle is married to Reto Mueller and together they have four children. Michelle has a 22-year track record for driving revenue and profit growth through innovative marketing, sales and branding strategies. Her specialties include Team building and leading groups to desired organizational goals. Consistently throughout her career she has proven to design and implement profit-generating business models.
Michelle is the co-owner of the 21-year old Tampa; US-based Internationally recognized LED landscape lighting manufacturing company Garden Light LED is Tampa-based designer, engineer and manufacturer of high-quality architectural and outdoor LED lighting. The company has transitioned from a reseller to an enterprise – that combines industrial and digital; design and next generation LED technology. Garden Light LED employs over 50 staff members 32% of whom are women.
Michelle focuses on empowering women, regularly hiring females to work in every aspect of the predominately male centric field in which she works. Michelle encourages women to embraces this era of opportunity through strategy sessions and team leading exercises in the weekly women’s confidence group she facilitates. She holds discussion on a woman’s right to compete in the workplace, equal pay for equal work and encourages women to rise-up and be powerful.