Michelle Thomas thomas@foresightPR.com
Michelle Thomas has nearly 15 years of experience in event planning, donor communications and marketing on behalf of philanthropic and healthcare organizations. Creating successful thematic, memorable, large-scale meetings and events which attract and engage the target audiences are her specialty.
Her career in began as a marketing specialist for Searle Pharmaceuticals where she was tasked to launch products and develop market share using a variety of event tactics. Engaging the physician and hospital executive required creative and compelling event planning and resulted in market acceptance and strong vendor-hospital relationships.
Her career quickly evolved to large-scale event and entertainment management. Michelle has helped many organizations achieve greater image and awareness by creating large, high-profile donor events for Chicago-based philanthropic organizations, such as Wellness Place, a cancer resource center. In addition to flawless management of event detail, budget and promotion, Michelle successfully engages individual donors and corporate foundations for large gifts and sponsorships.
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