Michele is founder and Creative Director of Gryphon Design Strategy, a design house and creative agency in Boston, MA. This small but mighty consultancy is best known for its dynamic approach to brand development. Michele works with her clients to curate striking visual identities and unique brand DNA. She partners with foundations and companies in apparel, technology and consumer goods and services to develop new business propositions and increase customer engagement.
Michele has over 15 years experience directing the industry’s top apparel and consumer goods brands and specializes in product design, consumer experience, and brand strategy. As Head of Apparel and Graphic Design, Michele has led global product innovation and brand identity for Nike, Adidas Group, and L.L.Bean.
In an effort to “use art to evoke change,” Michele leads an international team of designers and writers to develop multi-lingual learning games and wordless stories . She is now focussed on creating learning tools for children and adults on the autism spectrum.
Michele lives in Canton, Massachusetts with her husband, Tom, and their two young boys.