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Michelle Gillette

Owner of Thrive + Fly Coaching, est. 2012

Certified Martha Beck Life Coach

Focus TV Host/ Spotlight Series 

Thrive + Fly Coaching

  • Finished Coach training in 2012
  • Coaching Certification Received in 2013
  • Contributor/Host for FOCUS Magazine.US + FOCUS TV

Previous Experience:

  • Sr. VP of Investor Relations for Vantis Capital Management, Los Angeles
  • Sr. VP of Investor Relations for The Cypress Funds LLC, Los Angeles
  • Director of Marketing for the Pacific Stock Exchange, Los Angeles & San Francisco
  • Marketing Director for Chicago Corp., Chicago
  • Marketing Director for Chicago Securities Group on the Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago
  • Series 7 license
  • Owner, Art Resources – San Francisco & Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History, UCLA (1991)


Other/ current interests

  • TV hosting & production
  • Exploring, testing, implementing and sharing useful life-hacks that create more ease and/or fulfillment in people’s lives
  • Freelance writing
  • Embracing the elderly & celebrating the richness of their stories (special focus on the positive impact that grandparents have/have had)  – in production
  • Neuroscience as it pertains to body/mind connection and human behavior
  • Aging gracefully & with vitality (Instagram: @aging.gracefully)
  • Clean food movement.  Organic, non-GMO & gluten-free cooking
  • Auto-immune wellness – how eating right can help you thrive
  • Hashimoto’s research/ Alzheimers research/ Women’s Brain Health
  • Technology/start-ups
  • Travel
  • Celebrating California: exploration & travel (Instagram: @caliexpert)
  • Studying relationships with special focus on male/female dynamics (marriage, dating, social constructs, family dynamics, caring for aging parents etc.)
  • Art (painting)


When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward,  for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

~Leonardo Da Vinci


grey birdie

 Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. 

~Henry VanDyke


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