Michelle Carlen

Business Consultant and Instructor

Utilizing her 25 years of experience in business management and as a small business owner for the last three years, Michelle thrives in helping others uncover their next steps to building a business idea.

Started with WEV


Languages Spoken


Experience and Expertise

25 years in business management

Inspired By

Arianna Huffington

Favorite Central Coast Activity

Collecting sea glass at local beaches

Path to WEV

Michelle leverages over 25 years of expertise in hospitality, tourism, and property management to produce value-added results for her clients, including impactful and sustainable strategies, improvements in organizational development, executive presence and communication skills, robust growth cycles and bottom line, and positive growth mindsets. 

Michelle is an energetic professional business and career coach, trainer, and facilitator who has worked with hundreds of clients including organization executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, employees, and job seekers. Before joining WEV as an instructor, Michelle had been familiar with the organization and admired its work.

“I'm inspired by the way WEV touches the community and its clients; so much so that it motivates me to use my role as instructor to help others achieve dreams.”