Michelle is an independent graphic designer and frontend developer in Minneapolis. Prior to beginning her career, she studied Visual Communications, with minors in Psychology and Sociology. As her work progressed, she also branched into front-end development and user experience design to round our her skillset. This combination of disciplines led her to adopt a strategy-based approach to design, focused on solving tangible problems and achieving real goals based on how people think. She’s also passionate about open-source, which naturally lead to her involvement in the WordPress community. She is a renowned WordCamp speaker, organizer, and attendee, and since recently, a part of the SiteGround WordPress Ambassador program.