michelle ledford

Principal / President

As a Principal of MADE, Michelle brings more than 20 years of experience in the marketing and advertising industry. She started her career before graduating college with a regional ad agency and cut her teeth working on accounts such as McDonald’s Restaurants, General Motors – Cadillac and VISIT FLORIDA.  Michelle understands how to navigate the wide variety of needs for her clients while keeping the agency operations running smoothly. Her experience has proven to be valuable time and time again with organizations of all sizes. She partners with her clients to create effective campaigns and brand-building executions that produce results.

Michelle received her B.S. in Marketing from University of South Florida. She currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, is Past-President of The Lakeland Rotary Club, graduate of Leadership Lakeland Class XXIX and Leadership Polk Class IX and recently received the American Advertising Federation Silver Medal Award for her contributions to the advertising industry and extensive community involvement.

When it’s time to decompress, you can find Michelle with her toes in the sand or taking in the sights of her favorite city – the Big Apple.

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