As the Creative Director of POP!Rock & PUP!Rock, Michele oversees the design of the company's collections. After graduating in fashion design from AIu in Atlanta, she went on to Parsons in NY and then began an internship with NY-based designer Alice Roi. After working in Atlanta with Saks Fifth Avenue's Fashion Show Production Department her PUP!Rock collection was back in NY. Her work on this collection was noticed by Swarovski and nominated PUP!Rock for their prestigious Swarovski Crystal Design Award. In addtion, PUP!Rock was chosen by NY Pet Fashion Week to be shown in Tokyo during Fashion Week. During this same time both of Michele's collections, POP!Rock & PUP!Rock were picked to show in the design suites at Sundance Film Festival! Her collections made it into the arms of numerous celebrities and their pets.