Michelle DieschbourgChicago, Illinois, United States
Revolution Craft Show
Michelle is a graduate of the 5-year BBA/MBA program at Loyola's Quinlan School of Business. She completed her BBA in 2010 with degrees in Marketing & International Business and completed her MBA one year later and graduated in 2011.
Michelle is currently running the Revolution Craft Show (a smaller version of the Renegade Craft Fair) which promotes the handmade work of 40-50 artists in the Chicagoland area.
In her professional life, Michelle was a Product Marketing Manager at VivaKi, a digital advertising company. She worked closely with the product teams to understand what they were building and then translated the complex product information into compelling sales material that focused on customer needs.
She is currently producing the Revolution Craft Show, a show focused on highlighting handmade goods made by local artists. She is also responsible for all of the marketing and promotion of the show including content creation, social media strategy and Facebook advertising.
Michelle is an avid traveler and caught the travel bug while she was studying abroad the John Felice Rome center her sophomore year. She also traveled to Southeast Asia as part of a Comparative Consumer Behavior class taught by Professor Cliff Shultz during her MBA program.
In her free time, Michelle runs her own handmade jewelry company and takes metalsmithing classes at the Lillstreet Art Center. Did you know Loyola also has a metalsmithing class?
Michelle recently joined Loyola's Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) board and is interested in helping current students with personal and professional development. She's hosted one Dinner for Twelve and is hoping to add more to the list.