Professional Profile: Michelle Maxwell 2019

Michelle Maxwell

Name: Michelle Maxwell

Title: Marketing Manager

Company: Vidaris, Inc.

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: South Haven, MI

Education: Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!)

First job: Marina Employee for the City of South Haven

First job in real estate or allied field: Vidaris, Inc.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Leading Vidaris’ marketing department, and being its only employee, I do all things marketing. With Vidaris having five integrated service lines (building envelope, energy and sustainability, code advisory, dispute resolution and specialty engineering), I am always staying busy. I am currently working on marketing and communications strategies with the SOCOTEC Group, following their recent acquisition of Vidaris.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I go for a walk

Favorite book or author: Currently: Kristin Hannah

Favorite TV Show: Friends

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Ocean” by John Butler Trio

One word to describe your work environment: Quiet (I work remotely)

Rules to live by in business: Listening and communicating effectively are key

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Andy Roddick, Wimbledon

What is your dream job? Full-service interior design