A marketing professional by trade, Michelle left corporate life in 2004 to commit herself full-time to caring for her three precious daughters – Hannah, Lillie and Eva. Previously, Michelle worked as a marketing brand manager with Sara Lee Corporation in the Branded Apparel Division based in Winston Salem, NC. Michelle has also held positions at (Belk, Liz Claiborne and Talbots) and in advertising. Michelle graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1991. She received her MBA from Colorado State University in 2002. Michelle has been married to Cory Boyte since 1997.