Michele Smith, an award-winning marketing professional, has years of experience in diverse markets. She consistently delivers high-quality strategic marketing programs, creative media campaigns and well-organized events program management. Through her strong planning and organizational skills, she seamlessly and successfully coordinates and manages multiple projects for a variety of clients from an assortment of industries. Michele began her career as a director of marketing for TFNT Network based in Sacramento, Calif. She then became marketing manager for Sacramento-based KB Home where she managed multiple projects and collaborated with sub-consultants on several high-profile projects. As marketing director she planned entire trade show activities from start to finish. She left and joined Shea Homes in Roseville, Calif., to assume the role of marketing manager where she created and executed yearly marketing plans and media campaigns. She recently joined Mogavero Notestine Associates, architecture, planning and development firm, where she worked as director of marketing on a number of residential, retail, mixed-use and institutional projects. She also performed business development activities to attract a number of new clients. In 2008, Michele decided to apply her vast experience in the corporate world to build her own business M Communications. She wanted to focus on creating a business based on her core values of quality over quantity, high integrity and results to achieve high customer satisfaction. Michele applies her broad skills to each client as a marketer, PR specialist, presenter, facilitator, event manager and more. Michele has recently co-authored her first book, SMASH: A Smart Girls Guide to Marketing and Public Relations with 3L Publishing business partner, Michelle Gamble-Risley. With every broadcast and print producer and editor contact nationally; Michele has received calls from Oprah, Bonnie, and the Today show; and will be effectively promoting 3L Publishing clients.