Meet Michelle Harm!

Michelle is a Financial Professional with Prudential Advisors-Great Lakes Financial Group. She works with individuals and small businesses to help them plan for and protect what they value the most. She helps clients figure out how to achieve their goals and dreams financially.

She grew up in Michigan and attended Kalamazoo College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Business and French. While studying at Kalamazoo College, she played 3 years varsity field hockey, and was named to the All-Conference and Great Lakes Regional Team. She later attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where she earned her Master’s in Business Administration. Michelle owned and operated two Quizno’s franchises with family from 1993 to 2000.

Michelle is a Licensed Life and Health Producer, and has had her Series 6 and 63 since 2002. In 2017, she completed the Retirement Income Certified Professional® designation through The American College.  She is a past-president of the Michigan Chapter of Women in Insurance and Financial Services and currently holds the position of National President-Elect for Women in Insurance and Financial Services. She was a WIFS Circle of Excellence qualifier in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

“What drives me to get up every morning is knowing that I am making a difference for others. I have a story to tell and a voice to be heard that can impact and support families, businesses and communities.”

Currently she resides in Rochester Hills, where she and her family have been since 1992. In August of 2017, she celebrated her marriage of 27 years and has three children, aged 23, 21, and 18, as well as a chocolate lab. She is an avid hockey and lacrosse fan.

You can reach Michelle at michelle.harm@prudential.com

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Meet Moe Lietz!

Maureen (Moe) Lietz is the creator and President of Sparkle Network, a non-profit in Metro Detroit.  Moe says, “Our community/network has been created to serve 3 functions:  To be a community to connect people and ideas, To produce events & fundraisers, and To help others express themselves through the written word.”  Sparkle Network is a non-profit community of charity, business, comedy and so much more.

Their Mission:  To create awareness and a voice for charities/causes which need a louder voice by uniting charity, comedy, communities, and local businesses.  “Sparkle Network stands for compassion, charity, comedy, “underdog”, local, inspired, network, connection, love, community, grateful, awareness, hard work, determined, heart, friendship, and unity,”  Moe explains.

Moe has 20 years of business experience in multiple fields from fashion to automotive, along with some writing, editing, and fundraising.  She has a Bachelors degree in Apparel Design and Textiles from Michigan State University, with a minor in Communications and Business.  Moe’s diverse interests and education has helped broaden her considerable network and fine tune her natural ability to make a friend out of a stranger.  Her background in pageants, and recently in comedy, has helped her develop excellent networking skills and poise under pressure.  It is her passion for charity involvement that was the driving force behind the creation of Sparkle Network.  A running joke, which is actually quite true, is Moe waves her magic wand behind the scenes and makes powerful magic happen.

Sparkle Network has 4 awards that they give in the following areas:

LOVE (Cherish):  2014 recipient:  Century Club of Ambassadors
BELIEVE (Luck):  2014 recipient:  Robbin Nickerson
SPARKLE (inspire):  2014 recipient:  Rachel Scheich
TEAL HEART (person who shows what a survivor can do & become)

You can reach Moe at sparkle.network3@gmail.com and follow her on Facebook.

Meet Dr. Lisa Lupo!

 

Although born and raised in Metro Detroit, Dr. Lisa has lived in the Central Florida area for half of her adult life.  She has always remained a chiropractic wellness patient and has been routinely adjusted since she was a little girl.  With the constant encouragement from her childhood chiropractor, she fulfilled a life’s dream of becoming a chiropractor herself and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the renowned Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia.  She now has the opportunity to give back to her patients what has proven so beneficial for her in maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.  She recently moved back to South East Michigan and couldn’t be happier to be home!

Prior to attending Life, she earned her Associate in Arts degree from Valencia Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!).  Dr. Lisa has also practiced in the Atlanta, Orlando and Tampa Bay areas before establishing Flourish Family Chiropractic.  She offers a wealth of knowledge by having an extensive background in body mechanics, nutrition, and exercise.  She is currently continuing her educational endeavors in specific non-force techniques and pediatrics.

In her free time, she loves to be outdoors either running, hiking, snowmobiling, or attending festivals and concerts. During her recent travels, she has been to Thailand, Africa, and Hawaii, with many more destinations on her list.

“I am very excited to begin serving the Macomb and Oakland County communities.  I love promoting a pro-active wellness lifestyle for professionals and their families through chiropractic care.   If you see me out and about, please don’t hesitate to say hello and hugs are always welcome!”

Flourish Family Chiropractic was a dream and vision in the making with promo starting on Dec 1st, 2017 and became a reality on Jan 1st, 2018.

“Flourish is a Chiropractic Lifestyle Boutique that offers a unique approach to helping you and your family achieve greatness! Come join us in a family friendly atmosphere where you are treated with kindness and respect.”

Lisa will be sending out invites to an Open House/ Grand Opening which will be in the last week of March.  She intends on having vendors, vino, and light bites to welcome all of her friends and family who have, and continue to support her on this journey.

You can contact Lisa at flourishdetroit@gmail.com.  Follow her on Facebook!

Meet Kim Enders!

Working in the financial services industry since 1995, Kimberly Enders is CERTIFIED FINANANCIAL PLANNER™ with firsthand knowledge in most areas of personal finance.  Ms. Enders has been a financial planner for over 23 years, having worked in the banking, insurance, and stock brokerage fields.  Along with her insurance and FINRA general securities licenses, Kimberly also holds a general principal license and meets the DOL fiduciary standard.

Kimberly graduated from Michigan State University, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in 1995.  While raising her family, she attended Northwestern University School of Professional Studies for her CERTIFIED FINANANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificate in 2014.  Passing the board exam and re-launching her career as an independent financial advisor that same year, she is now a Senior Member of Oxford Financial & Managing Partner of Enders Wealth Management – serving investors in Metro Detroit since 1983.

Striving to stay active in her community and her industry, Kimberly serves as an Associate Director of the Shelby Community Foundation.  She also maintains memberships with the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Michigan and American Association of University Woman (AAUW).  Kim has lived her entire life in the Metro Detroit Area, yet enjoys traveling around the world.  She was last spotted in Florida.

You can contact Kim via email:  kenders@summitbrokerage.com

Meet Erin Byrge!

Erin Byrge is an Independent Director with Thirty-One Gifts. She joined Thirty-One as a consultant in August of 2016. Erin explains, “I was fundraising for a group called Women for Tri, because I fully support their mission to empower women to prove that anything is possible. I joined Thirty-One to get the 25% commission for my fundraising…I have been thrilled with that decision!”

Thirty-One is a direct sales company providing opportunities for independent consultants to start their own business for low start-up, providing support through training and mentorship. They sell trendy and affordable purses, totes, bags, and organization products. Erin tells us, “Not only do our fashionable, functional products make life easier, they also help independent business owners across the country support their families and reach their dreams.”

In Thirty-One, Erin has found another organization whose mission is empowering women to be the best that they can be. “I love the empowerment that being a business owner has given me, and I have truly loved helping to empower other women to start businesses of their own!” she says. “We all have a ‘why’ – a reason for doing the things we do. Maybe yours is family. Friends. Faith. Flexibility. Maybe it’s just having fun.”

You can check out Erin’s amazing and fun products at www.bagswithbyrge.com.
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Meet Victoria Milette!

Victoria Milette

Victoria Milette is a Financial Advisor with Spectrum Financial Resources, LLC.  She has been a registered financial advisor straight from college, and holds just about every license a financial advisor can have.  She graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1994 with a Bachelor degree, a double major in Finance and Management.  Her business is all encompassing of financial products; she specializes in Retirement Planning and Legacy Planning.

Victoria says, “I offer stocks, bonds, options, Mutual Funds, Annuities, REITS, Life Insurance, and have access to many more investment choices.  I have created a network of other financial associates, GMH attorneys in Troy, MI, to help my clients and me with other needs such as legal, creating wills and trusts.  Also, I work with an enrolled tax agent, located in Rochester, tax preparing, advise and creating tax strategies regarding investments.”

Victoria offers her services to individuals and companies, 401-k plans, 403-b plans, everything and anything someone may need help with.

“My interests are building my business to the top!” she proclaims.

Victoria is a single mom to 3 beautiful girls, one in elementary, one in middle school, and one that attends Regina, a private high school.  She herself is a Regina alumnae.  She and her daughters enjoy volunteering at their churches, animal shelters, in their community of Macomb and Shelby Township, and at the schools.  Victoria also works with various charities supporting Down Syndrome, as her middle daughter has DS.  “Not a lot of free time for me, as I’m running my business and attending performances of my girls non-stop!” she says.

You can contact Victoria via email at: victoria3girls@yahoo.com