Michelle’s mission is to masterfully motivate all ages to lead a positive life and inspire others to do the same!

Michelle Marie King is the premier Confidence Coach for teenagers, young adults and young entrepreneurs across the globe.  She founded Positive Presence Global – the largest confidence coaching company in North America – and has helped people worldwide find their confidence in all aspects of their life.  Michelle’s engaging and energetic personality coupled with her ability to motivate has distinguished her as a personal development trailblazer. 

In her career as a model, philanthropist, emcee, entrepreneur, spokesperson and public speaker, Michelle has appeared on radio, television, billboards and print in over 15 different states for her community efforts and her ongoing business ventures.

As the Founder of Positive Presence Global and Co-Founder of Positive Presence Foundation – Michelle continues to get featured as a passionate visionary and THE Confidence Expert around the globe.

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“Michelle is, without question, one of the most outgoing, passionate, considerate, detail-oriented people I have ever met. Her infectious energy and enthusiasm raise her to an elite level. She cares deeply about others, takes immense pride in her work, and has a motor that just won’t quit.  I highly recommend Michelle for any opportunity!”

Paul Neuberger

Director of Recruitment - Marian University

“Michelle is an amazing person to work with and an incredible speaker and coach to listen to.  She always has a positive attitude and is quick to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.  She maintains a professional presence at all times and is one of the hardest workers I know.”

Tiffany Ross

SC Johnson

“Michelle is just incredible in every single way. I had the honor of meeting her a few years ago, and since then, I have only been inspired to be a little more like her every day of my life. She is an incredible coach and has inspired so many women to not only believe in themselves but to believe that they are capable of moving mountains.

She is such a giving, kind, and hardworking woman who always finds time in her busy and crazy life to make someone else feel loved and valued. Her public speaking skills, her way of motivating everyone she comes across, and her energy – all of it truly just is incomparable to anyone I have ever met. I am blessed to call her a lifetime friend, a role model, and a truly beautiful person. We need more people like Michelle in this world. I am blessed to know a person like her.”

Serene Singh

Founder of The Serenity Project & 2019 Rhodes Scholar

“I have had the absolute pleasure of working with Michelle on a number of occasions during the past two years. As a very busy event planner, I have produced large-scale fundraising events and concerts featuring REO Speedwagon, Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and other national talent.  Our VIP and celebrity guests have very high expectations during our live events.  Michelle has consistently met and exceeded these very high expectations as a celebrity guest, an emcee, and a public speaker.  She is highly professional, articulate, compassionate and an incredible visionary.”

Neil Willenson

Vice President - Kapco Global

“Michelle is bright, energetic, engaging and is genuinely committed to her clients, business, and the professional organizations she works with.  She has confidently assumed many leadership roles and has earned the respect and admiration of her fellow alumni at this school.  It is clear to me that this young woman has a brilliant future, one that will contribute greatly to every business and person she works with.  I wholeheartedly recommend Michelle!”

Ed Wierzbicki

Dean of Marketing - Waukesha County Technical College

“Michelle is such a pleasure to work with!  Unusually kind, honest and genuine.  She not only did a great job as an emcee for our fundraiser, she went above and beyond!  I recommend Michelle highly to champion your cause, communicate your message or coach anyone on your team. Her purpose in life is evident – to be a positive presence!”

Tish Limpin

Event Coordinator - AMTC


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.


Michelle - The Model

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 - 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

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

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

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 - 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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