Ms Michelle Sims is a marketing professional with experience in non-profit communications, event planning, fundraising and social media marketing. Ms Sims is a strong believer in Youth Development. Ms Sims studied Business & Marketing at Rider University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in 2005. Ms Sims was born and raised in Jersey City, a city in Northern New Jersey that sits on the Hudson River, which is infected with violence and poverty.  She has seen all too well the affects of Teens unchallenged, uninspired and unmotivated to change their environments. Her dedication awarded her the 2011 Teens With a Purpose Move Maker Award, an honor awarded to both Youth & Adults that often fly under the radar, but have made significant change in their “fields.”

Ms Sims is now the Administrative & Marketing Specialist with Teens With a Purpose. she works diligently in the organizations communication, marketing and fundraising initiatives, as well as general administrative and operational projects.

Ms Sims’s experience in Marketing & Sales includes working for top companies like Dominion Enterprises, The Walt Disney Company and H&R Block.  She enjoys volunteering and spending time with her family. She is currently enrolled in the Leadership Training Center at Faith Christian Center in Norfolk.