Michelle Valenzuela Wolf

Founder at EmpowHer Purpose

Los Angeles, CA

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With strong public speaking skills that support workplace wellness, group facilitation, leadership training, and relationship outreach, I lead from the front to model effective listening and accountability to drive goals. My marketing background brings branding and sales expertise to empower individuals and businesses to maximize their potential. I build community within teams to bring lasting processes, expansive connectivity, and targeted business development. I thrive when trusted to provide processes and structure to tap into clients' inherent strengths and personal power.

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Transformational Coach
Sales
Corporate Wellness
marketing
Automated marketing with a creative strategy and personal consulting.
Clean Beauty
Corporate Leadership & Management Training
Direct to consumer
Work experience
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2018 - Present

Beautycounter

Senior Sales Director

Leader of highly effective sales team to deliver monthly sales targets. Advocate for clean beauty industry to inspire and motivate team of 75+ while individually ranked in top 1.9% of sellers. • Identify and recruit key individuals that fit business model to effectively activate network and reach monthly sales goals to become Top 1% of 55K consultants • Build and lead team with annual sales volume of $200,000 by implementing strategic planning and targeted marketing efforts • Develop, moderate, and train team through on-going education, group coaching calls, and tailored assets • Coach and mentor sales teams in one-on-one sessions to identify areas of improvement and establish individualized goals for growth • Leader of Latin Legacy Circle initiative - 1 of 5 consultants chosen from 65K

May 2017 - Present

EmpowHer Purpose

Founder

Founded all-female organization to serve a highly-motivated community through individualized development and group mentorship. • Applied proven marketing strategies and natural entrepreneurial spirit within carefully selected incubator setting • Utilized interactive teaching methodologies to bolster the participant's natural strengths and build confidence to ensure transformative learning and retention • Moderated, designed, and facilitated all experiential events to ensure effective takeaways through individualized discovery and group alignment • Conceptualized and produced all curriculum and programming to ignite purpose, passion, and performance • Maintained transparent and approachable leadership to build inclusive break-out groups and foster on-going community trust • Collaborated with corporate clients, vendors, and sponsors to facilitate events • Wrote curriculum and organized all events for bi-annual retreats • Led seasonal groups of 250+ pre-teens and women's professional groups

Jul 2004 - 2017

Targeted Transitions

Principal

Founded and led multi-disciplinary agency through integrated coaching, consulting, and personal branding based on the belief that great ideas and goals expressed with clarity, confidence and a solid plan bring the power to succeed. •Improved morale, bolstered communication, united disjointed teams to reach business and personal goals •Developed and wrote curriculum for specialized programming while facilitating workshops and breakout sessions •Utilized experience in corporate and academic settings to inform interview prep, career trajectories, and branding

2004 - 2014

UCLA - Anderson School of Business

Alumni Career Coach

Supported alumni in devoted one-on-one setting as a high-impact external career and life coach. •Utilized goal-setting, self-discovery, and task accountability to provide actionable takeaways and purposeful processes •Initiated and generated on-going workshop series to educate and mentor alumni •Developed curriculum for targeted webinars, seminars, and workshops •Facilitated industry nights and panel discussions as public-facing educator and mentor

2002 - 2004

USC - Marshall School of Business

Associate Director - Career Resource Center

Leveraged real-world corporate expertise to prep students and bridge the academic-to-workplace experience for successful placement and career beginnings. • Coached, trained and mentored students from 4 different programs within Marshall community representing approximately 1,700 students • Managed day-to-day relationships with existing Marshall partners and increased placement by understanding and accessing company needs • Initiated and expanded partnering companies to include L’Oreal, Black and Decker, Con Agra, and Clorox • Launched and presented new marketing educational workshops to provide career insight resulting in higher workshop attendance and enhanced educational benefit • Led and advised student clubs for industry nights, networking events, career workshops, site visits and company outreach • Cross collaborated with Marketing Dept faculty to teach real-world curriculum

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2001 - 2002

The Walt Disney Company

Marketing Consultant

Led market study and analysis of branded infant and preschool toy category to improve performance. • Developed, negotiated, and championed $3.5B long-term launch plan to revolutionize current marketing staties and build upon on-going YOY growth • Evaluated and identified key manufacturing partners in 5 European markets to improve productivity and efficiency - increased market share to 10% internationally through internal reconfiguration and process analysis • Advocated for improved communication and standardization among global teams to achieve in-market goals

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1999 - 2001

Mattel

Senior Brand Manager

Provided oversight and cross-departmental leadership across teams of 60+ as project manager for Harry Potter brand launch and P7L projected to $250M in global sales. • Leveraged socioeconomic insights on global and national markets to create $20M media and non-media budget to support launch •Established launch strategy, brand positioning, pricing profile, and revenue goals to support 3-year business plan • Fostered relationship between studio and brand to drive strategic development and cohesive campaigns

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1998 - 1999

Mattel, Inc.

Senior Brand Manager: Entertainment, Barbie, Large & Small Dolls

• Reinvented #1 small doll brand, driving $180M in worldwide annual sales • Lead launch of initiatives in Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific to represent $70M in annual revenue

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1997 - 1998

Mattel, Inc.

Product Manager

• Managed localized strategies and design development for 5 leading pre-school brands

1995 - 1997

Sagon Phior Group - Division of Dailey and Associates

Senior Account Executive

1991 - 1995

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. - A division of Warner Bros

Marketing Manager

Education

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts - BA, Psychology

2008 - 2008

Coaches Training Institute

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)

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