Michelle Brown is the Founder and CEO of Eighth & Quincy, a full-service consulting firm providing advisory services to business leaders worldwide. Before starting her company, Michelle held several leadership roles at United Airlines, American Airlines, and Bain & Company. Michelle is an impactful business leader and was honored by Essence Magazine as one of the “8 Women to Watch in Corporate America”. Crain’s Chicago Business named her to their prestigious “40 Under 40” list. Michelle earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Michelle has a long history of community service and currently serves as a board member and treasurer for Communities in Schools Chicago. Michelle’s most prized accomplishment is being a mom to her son, Jackson. You can often find the two of them enjoying the Chicago lakefront or exploring the world together.