Michele Markham

(living life one song lyric at a time)

When I grow up I want to be:

Walking the red carpet to accept my “World’s Greatest Mother” award

The last great book I read:

Was something by David Sedaris. I read his books repeatedly so I don’t remember which one I last read, but every time I read his work I laugh so hard that I cry.

Favorite food:

Gravy

Significant people:

My kids Emily and Luke, husband Mike, extended family, amazing friends, the person who created the perfect mix of crushed ice and Styrofoam for Sonic’s drinks and rock-God Robert Plant

Favorite movie:

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Something unique:

Knows all of the lyrics to Rapper’s Delight. The long version.

Bio:

Michele Markham has always meant business. As President of EAG, she is responsible for all client-related activity. Since joining EAG in 2012, Michele has spurred the most dramatic growth in the agency’s history and firmly believes that the EAG team’s wealth of experience, innate understanding of the entrepreneur’s mindset, solving problems, delivering on promises and commitment to doing what’s right is the winning formula that makes a difference for our clients.

Building relationships and client satisfaction are cornerstones of Michele’s success, and she brings a wealth of experience to EAG having worked with large national franchise brands and dealer networks throughout the nation. In all cases Michele realized she was really working for hundreds of small businesses owners as franchisees, helping them recognize the importance of big-brand strategy and management.  In fact, Michele spent three years as an owner of Title Boxing Club franchises in the Dallas, TX market, giving her a unique, relatable perspective when working with EAG’s clients.

Prior to EAG, during her 21 year career with Ketchum, Michele specialized in local media and marketing strategies for more than 100 national corporate and franchised brands with local market presence, including American Airlines, Bally Total Fitness, Bank of America, Best Buy, Budget, CARQUEST, CARSTAR, Check ‘n Go, DIRECTV, Dwyer Group, FASTSIGNS®, Geek Squad, La Petite Academy/Learning Care Group, Lennox, Luxottica, Michelin, Overhead Door, Pella, Penske, Pizza Hut and Weight Watchers.

She’s a native of Kansas City, where she lives with her husband Mike and children Emily and Luke.