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Michelle D. Hare

2016 Speaker

MICHELLE D. HARE works with the State Farm® marketing department, managing national sponsorships pertaining to the life stages of getting married, starting a family, owning a home, realizing dreams and small business. Hare is a board member of the New Jersey-New York chapter of the National Sales Network and Run2Live, Inc.  She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., The Links, Inc., American College of Sports Medicine, and American College on Exercise. Committed to community service, Hare has received special recognition from several organizations, including The Network Journal 40 Under Forty, Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40, Rochester Women’s Network 25 Up & Coming Businesswomen, NV Magazine Movers & Shakers, Urban League of Rochester, NY, and New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee. Hare is a graduate of the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts, where she majored in dance. She earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY at Buffalo with a major in urban and public policy studies.  As a Schomburg Fellow, she obtained a master’s degree in applied public affairs with a specialization in urban management, also from SUNY at Buffalo.  Recently, she completed a degree in nutrition and exercise sciences from Queens College of CUNY and is pursuing a graduate-level certificate in public health fundamentals and principles from SUNY at Albany.  @statefarm