“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
Universally in all she does personally and professionally, Micalizzi’s mission is to lift up and encourage others to discover their best.
A strong belief in community and collective engagement leads Micalizzi to think out of the box to educate, inspire, solve problems and create growth in all of her endeavors. A true polyprenuer, her fortes are business coaching, business consultation, creative entrepreneurship, health & fitness, philanthropy, marketing, relationship marketing, public relations, project management, communications, high level prospecting, sales and visual journalism/social practice art that connects business to community.
Often referred to as an “Entrepreneurs Entreprneuer”, Micalizzi grew up in a family business and has owned and operated six businesses of her own: Micalizzi Enterprises (which includes Relentless Talk Radio and Micalizzi Art & Fashion), Choose Healthy Change, Me2 Media Design & Marketing, The Red Clover Salon, Scottsdale Health Coach and Body Images Personal Training.
Micalizzi has also has worked with and for large corporations such as Edward Jones Investments, Go Daddy, IDX Systems Software, and Revlon as well as small family businesses like Routemaster Distributing, Green Mountain Maps & Guides and a Pest Control Company.
Micalizzi is an expert in building, marketing, and selling award-winning programs, business products and concepts. She has proven to be both an excellent intra-preneur and entrepreneur whose drive for success benefits businesses from start-ups to well-established national companies. Her extensive Financial Advisement experience helps her link marketing & growth activity to investor interest.
As a certified Personal Trainer, registered Yoga Teacher and Health Coach for more then 36 years, Micalizzi is particularly adept at coaching fitness professionals to take their business to the next level.
A skilled speaker and presenter, Micalizzi establishes rapport easily one-on-one and with audiences. A fitness buff, she has a credible in-person presence for the health related businesses.
A big believer in education, Micalizzi has BA in Fine Art from the State University of New York at Albany, a certification in Computer Design from Pratt Manhattan, a Masters Degree in Administration from Saint Michael’s College, a Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher certification, a Health Coach Certification from Villanova University and has held the Series 7, 66 and health & insurance securities licenses and National Academy of Sports Medicine certifications.
Always a community minded, Micalizzi is a life long philanthropist and is a recipient of the Vermont 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), the Know Tribe (2017-20) and has accepted the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Women of the Year nomination in 2021 (after 2 concurrent nominations 2018-2020). Micalizzi Serves on the Leadership Council for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, AZ Chapter and is a benefactor of multiple nonprofits including The Arizona Consortium of the Arts and the Phoenix Art Museum through her Micalizzi Gives projects.
Micalizzi lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona.
For further information about Michelle’s professional background check out her LinkedIn Profile.