MICHELLE – THE PHILANTHROPIST
Michelle Marie King found her passion for philanthropy as part of a Youth Team in high school. For four years, she and her cohorts toured the midwest performing assembly-style presentations about acceptance, differences, and disabilities.
With her passion for effecting positive change and her background in modeling, Michelle started consulting with nonprofits across the Midwest in her early 20’s on incorporating fashion into their philanthropic efforts to appeal to a larger demographic. Over the course of five years, Michelle helped thousands of nonprofits fundraise millions of dollars for positive causes coining the term – Positivity Activist!
Michelle and Shaylee Holland co-founded Positive Presence Foundation – Positive Presence Global’s nonprofit arm – as a platform to help mitigate the teenage mental health crisis and eradicate the suicide epidemic amongst the iGeneration.
POSITIVITY ACTIVIST & PASSIONATE VISIONARY
Michelle - The Model
Michelle started her modeling career at 16 as a hair model for Redken 5th Avenue and Internationally acclaimed colorist – Justin Isaac. After two years of developing relationships with agents and national agencies, she moved to AZ and got signed with 5 international runway agencies and started touring on international runways. She was featured in New York, Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas and LA Fashion Week. Michelle retired from International Runway at 20 to pursue a higher education but continued a freelance modeling career in the Midwest being featured on billboards, magazine spreads and North American advertisements for Jockey, Target, Kohls, MukLuks, GHD, Lyle Husar, WCTC and UW-Milwaukee. Since then, Michelle has single-handedly coached over 87 models across the globe enter into the modeling industry with passion, purpose, and positivity. She believes all models should approach their modeling career as a business and encourages all models to understand the value they contribute to the industry with their services, talent, and abilities.
Michelle - The Entrepreneur
Michelle is a passionate visionary and takes inspired action with all her business ventures and ideas. Michelle first became a notable entrepreneur with the launch of Positive Presence Global in 2016. In less than two years, Positive Presence became the largest confidence coaching company in the country. Positive Presence now serves as the premier source for teenagers, young adults and young entrepreneurs to learn confidence, positive body image and so much more. Michelle and her team are working on expanding Positive Presence into a global franchise company by 2022, launching positive children's books and an online store, building out a self-guided global subscription service, launching a positive podcast and so much more! She’s excited to be a global thought-leader and positivity activist helping change the world for the next generation!
Michelle - The Public Speaker
The potential to conjure change with just a voice is the most admirable feeling Michelle has ever known. Her public speaking style is remarkably empowering and devotedly from the heart. She has the exceptional ability to captivate an audience while still being able to engage with them in an energetic, charming matter. Michelle’s first large-scale public speaking engagement was at the age of 16 in front of 5,000 people on the steps of the capital at the Inaugural Shaken Baby Syndrome Vigil. Since then she has spoken across the country on topics including women and wealth, finding your inner beauty, becoming a passionate philanthropist and struggling with eating disorders. Michelle continues to be a public speaker at several women empowerment summits, young entrepreneur conferences, and women in business events across the country every year.
Michelle - The Emcee
From an early age, Michelle knew she had a brilliant and distinguished talent for public speaking. As an emcee, Michelle radiates charisma and owns the stage. She has the stunning ability to speak eloquently about any topic in a profound manner. Captivating an audience isn’t easy but Michelle grasps their attention and holds on throughout the events she emcees. From concerts, nonprofit upscale functions and fashion events to outdoor large or small-scale gatherings, Michelle knows how to keep an audience at the edge of their seats.
Michelle - The Spokesmodel
With Michelle’s modeling background in print, runway, and promotions, Michelle is more than just a pretty face. Her commercial look coupled with her outgoing personality is an asset any company can use when implementing a successful marketing mix. Michelle has accented various marketing plans for small and large businesses by acting as a spokesperson. What is a spokesmodel – also known as an advocate, representative or ambassador – can be used to support a company as a print or live model at events. A spokesperson is also trained to talk fluently about the business to external customers at various functions including trade shows, open houses, private functions and conferences.
Michelle - The Coach
Michelle Marie King is the premier Confidence Coach for teenagers and young adults across the globe. She founded Positive Presence Global – the largest confidence coaching company in North America and has helped people worldwide find their conscious confidence in all aspects of their life. In the past 15 years – aside from her successful modeling career – she received two degrees in marketing and communications, helped fundraise millions of dollars for thousands of nonprofits across the Midwest and has coached hundreds of teenagers, young adults and new entrepreneurs on confidence, self-esteem, and inner-beauty!
It is Michelle’s sincere intent to deliver exceptional and expert services AT ALL TIMES and epitomize the very presence she implores in others. To keep abreast of her interactions with her clients, families, communities, and partners – she is constantly inquiring about their experience. Read testimonials and endorsements here.
From international runways to national conference stages and billboards to tradeshows – Michelle has experience in almost every aspect of the modeling, fashion and public speaking arenas. She believes her calling is to positively impact as many people as possible and loves putting herself in front of large-scale audiences to make a message heard! These are just a couple examples of Michelle’s vast experience!
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