TALENTS: ethically driven, forward thinking, empathetic, intuitive, excellent in crisis, pivots well, organizational communication, team developer
Michelle Lacewell serves as the deputy director for the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, leading the public relations efforts for the MPO and supporting the operational goals of the organization.
Prior to joining the MPO Michelle served as the director of communications, marketing and public relations for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a board member for the Nashville Chapter of the Public Relation Society of America, member of the Junior League of Nashville, and member of Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee’s associate board.
Additionally, she is an adjunct professor for Belmont University teaching for the public relations and communication departments. A Florida native, Michelle moved to Nashville in 2011; she earned her BA from the University of West Florida and her MA from Florida State University.