About the Team
Jackie Michel is the owner and director of
J. Michel Associates, a company that offers coaching, workshops and cutting-edge
leadership training. She has worked in depth with business and professional
Jackie is a member of the International Coach Federation, Rotary International, Breakthrough CNY, and The National Association of Social Workers. She has been trained by the top professionals in the fields of, leadership, individual and organizational transformation, effective communication, motivation, productivity and professional /personal counseling and coaching.
Jackie's approach combines a thorough understanding of the business environment with an extensive background in counseling and psychotherapy. She facilitates candid conversation, elicits creative thinking and is an expert at listening, synthesizing and fostering breakthroughs in thinking and action.
professional and management courses have supplemented practical skills with
theoretical learning, creating a unique balanced style. Patrice has been active
professionally at the local, state and national levels. She is a member
of Herkimer BOCES Dollars for Scholars, The Utica
Roadrunners, The Women's Fund of Herkimer and
Her style of consulting and coaching is a blend of common sense and practical application for individuals and organizations. She believes that sound, commonsense principles and striving for "smart" change is the hallmark to achieving long term success.