Michelynn brings expertise in corporate citizenship, advocacy and messaging, entertainment strategy, employee engagement and digital marketing. She is a leader who utilizes an extensive network of relationships in entertainment, government, and the nonprofit sectors to develop creative campaigns for high-profile individuals and Fortune 500 corporations connecting them to the issues they support.
Michelynn led CSR for JCPenney and then lead philanthropy for talk show host Dr. Phil and his wife Robin McGraw successfully integrating cause into the popular broadcast. Michelynn also worked with hip-hop recording artist, fashion designer and entrepreneur, Kanye West creating and launching The Kanye West Foundation with Dr. Donda West. Michelynn started her work in this field as an Executive within the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) foundation division working as a philanthropic advisor to several prominent celebrity clients.
A graduate of Hampton University’s School of Liberal Arts and Education, Michelynn spent her childhood in Wisconsin, England, Puerto Rico and Atlanta and as a result is an avid traveller who is passionate about creating diverse communities and promoting civic engagement. Michelynn serves on the board of several charitable organizations including Circle of Change, Big Sunday and Community Coalition.
Fun Fact. I love practicing yoga.