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Ask Me Anything Series | Landing Your Dream Job

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


Session Information 

Join this session to learn about how this CAPA/MSLM alumnae successfully manifested her vision to work for a company that perfectly aligns her personal style, values, and interests with her marketing expertise and family-first philosophy. “No skirts, no heels, no way!” 

Speaker Information

Speaker:  Michelle DeMott ’09, MS ’16, Southwest Regional Marketing Manager @Clif Bar & Company

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Speaker Bio: Michelle DeMott is a marketing leader with more than 30 years of experience in advertising, promotions, public relations, consumer research and insights, and community and government relations. Michelle currently serves as the Southwest Regional Marketing Manager for CLIF Bar & Company where she leads the organization’s Field Marketing efforts in Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.

Prior to CLIF Bar, Michelle served as Vice President of Marketing for Fairplex where she was highly regarded as a business and community leader with a global perspective. She led the brand strategy, marketing, and public relations efforts for the organization’s 12 business units, its robust community relations initiatives and, the successful creation and execution of multiple award-winning advertising campaigns for the LA County Fair.

Michelle’s career in marketing launched at PowerBar, where she developed a love and creative expertise with sports marketing and grassroots campaigns. In addition to working in the sports industry, she has competed in the Ironman triathlon, multiple Olympic-distance triathlons, road and mountain bike races, and ocean swims.  With a true mindset for aligning life’s passions with her career, Michelle proudly recognizes that she has gone back to her roots and truly found her dream job and company in her work with CLIF Bar.

A self-defined lifelong learner, Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a marketing emphasis, graduating Summa Cum Laude with departmental honors, from the University of La Verne in 2009.  She went on to earn her Masters of Science in Leadership Management also at the University of La Verne.

Michelle currently serves on the boards of the Los Angeles Sports Council and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games.

Series Information

Join us for our new series of virtual lunch-and-learn events, offered in partnership with our Career Support teams. With an overall theme of career development and planning for an uncertain future, each session will feature an accomplished University of La Verne alum with a particular area of expertise. After a brief presentation, you will be able to ask the speaker anything you please. It’s a great and convenient way to expand your knowledge as well as your alumni network! Registration is required.


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