Michele Thornton is a wife, mother, and Senior Vice President of Media Sales for BET/CENTRIC. Born and raised in Oakland, California, Michele didn’t graduate college until the age of thirty. Between high school and college, she dated the wrong men, gained 30 pounds, cleaned homes for a living, and tragically lost her father to cancer. She views her dad’s death as the catalyst for change in her life. In her book STRATECHIC, Michele urges women to get strategic and encourages them to use a portion of their gifts and energy towards developing a personal life plan. With her proven 10-step framework, Thornton helps every woman be more Stratechic and reclaim the power they naturally possess.