About Michelle

As a digital and strategic communications expert with over 10 years of experience, Michelle enjoys bringing unique voices to the fore and collaborating with those who seek to enact real, meaningful change. Throughout her career, her thread of meaning rests within the desire to help people shape policy, share their stories, and leverage their expertise to gain influence within the industries they serve. 

Michelle has traveled extensively and worked abroad in Slovenia, South Korea, and Germany. Her work in international spaces gives her not only text-book policy knowledge, but nuanced experiential insights not taught inside a classroom. 

She has worked in and with a variety of industries, including the healthcare, foreign affairs, and financial sectors. Through a strategic communications lens, Michelle has developed a well-rounded and grounded approach when targeting the audiences clients most want to reach, allowing them to fully compete in an increasingly complex world. 

Michelle is the owner and founder of Offik Communications, LLC, a digital and strategic communications firm specialized in niche marketing. She is also a Fulbright Research Scholar to Germany (2015/16). She was awarded this through the UNC-Chapel Hill's Transatlantic Master's Program in order to complete her thesis research abroad with partner university Humboldt University of Berlin. 

When this is over, we're going dancing.

SUE LEITNER (October 1, 2021). Being diagnosed with kidney disease is not something anyone adds to their bucket list. Going on dialysis and getting a kidney transplant even less so. But, that’s life. My family and I started a campaign to spread the word about my quest to find a living kidney donor. We’re asking you to help us share my story so I can find the perfect match.
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