Michelle Richter, born & raised in Evanston, IL and is a resident of Des Plaines, IL with her husband, Ron and daughter, Heather Paige. She studied biological sciences and graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry. Her strong work ethic and managerial skills have been influenced from her family’s self -owned business as she participated in marketing for the company.
Before landing her job at the University of Chicago in Drug Development Research, Michelle worked as the Doggy Daycare Lead at Pooch Hotel. Although she loved her awarding job at U of C, Michelle wanted to work closer to home and found a position at American Marketing and Publishing where she excelled in inside sales and became a Search Engine Marketing expert. She is excited to bring her marketing skills here at Prairie Path to help grow Park Ridge and the surrounding areas.
Her passion and enthusiasm for dogs and animals is what brought her to us as she was seeking the opportunity to work with our company. She loves to run with her dogs, Royal, Maxwell and Madeline who are always by her side. She has established an online store for dog accessories and donates to Purdue University’s animal research programs. She even finds time to go fishing with her husband, daughter and dogs. Michelle’s gregarious personality and love for animals is why she is a great fit for Prairie Path!