Michelle Martello has over 17 years of experience helping individuals, businesses, and government agencies succeed by creating dynamic, memorable and functional websites, online exhibits and interactive e-learning products.
After graduating from Miami University of Ohio with a degree in the History of Art and Architecture, Michelle began her career creating online museum exhibits for the National Park Service. As a passionate advocate for universal education through technology, Michelle then worked for Triad Interactive, a Washington D.C. based company specializing in interactive training and assessment software products for business and educational institutions.
In 2006, Michelle formed Minima Designs to provide high quality design and consulting services for thought leaders and agents of change by creating dynamic online and interactive experiences. Minima Designs has helped hundreds of clients define and achieve their business goals through consulting, custom WordPress websites, social media strategy and planning and other interactive media products. Michelle’s work has received several accolades, most notably, a 2011 Webby award for her design work on The Architect’s Virtual Capitol.
In 2013, Michelle was invited to teach Advanced Web Design at the nationally acclaimed Virginia Commonwealth University. Michelle regularly shares her knowledge and experience both online, at conferences, through mentoring and is currently working on an interactive training program to help individuals and small business looking to establish and enhance their online presence.
An avid yogi, Michelle completed her 200 RYT program with Faith Hunter in Washington, DC. Michelle is also a co-founder of Project Yoga Richmond, a non-profit organization that offers donation based yoga and yoga-based educational programs to the greater Richmond community.
Michelle lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband Zane and her upward dog Juno.