Michelle J. Patterson is the CEO and founder of TouchPointe LLC, and has founded various organizations and initiatives such as the California Women’s Conference which is celebrating its 40th year as North America’s largest women’s conference. Her passion for community service is reflected in her work as the founder of Global Women Foundation and their Band of Brothers, GWF-BOB founded in 2004, a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity that serves as a worldwide conduit for connecting communities, mentoring, education, and financial support for our members and attendees in over 200 countries.
Michelle has been recognized for her leadership and humanitarian work both nationally and internationally. She has been invited to speak multiple times as a keynote to the United Nations on the topic of women and their impact on society. In 2014, she was knighted Dame Michelle J. Patterson for her humanitarian work by the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John Russian Grand Priory, a thousand year organization known for their work founding hospitals.
Michelle has been honored with numerous awards throughout her career. She was named “Woman of the Year” by the World Boxing Council at their 52nd annual global conference for her contributions to women’s empowerment. She was also recognized as the “Corporate Advocate” at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 23rd annual Women’s Summit and most recently the Los Angeles Tribune presented her with the annual Michelle J. Patterson award honoring those that continue to defy the odds and live full lives of service.
Michelle is the co-founder of MyJane, Inc. which is a curated subscription cannabis box for women suffering from issues related to sleep, pain, stress, and anxiety in search of healthy options which she took public on the Canadian Stock Exchange in 2019. Michelle is also a strategic advisor and board member for several companies, helping them with their growth and development strategies including sitting on the board of her alma mater Loyola Marymount University for the past decade.
Michelle is the author of several books, including “Women Change the World,” which features notable celebrity contributors. She is a sought-after media commentator and has appeared on various news outlets, including The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, and hundreds of TV and radio stations. She hosts a weekly radio show on Women Network Talk Radio and The Real Share podcast.
Despite being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2019 and being given 90 days to live, Michelle made a promise to continue doing her life’s work providing resources and access to the best people, places, and products for our well-being in the Five to Thrive Patterson Protocol. She is now healing holistically and is on a mission to ignite the biggest share of testimonials, emerging technologies, and resources of “what works” for our health and well-being from the patient’s perspective. Michelle has also been featured in various publications, including Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Vogue Magazine. She is a frequent public speaker on the topics of leadership, women’s empowerment, and health and wellness. Michelle lives in Orange County, California with her husband and best friend of over 25 years, Eric Patterson, and their two children, Jaclyn and Chase.
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