Michelle Schmitt Young

About Michelle Schmitt Young

Michelle Young

Michelle Schmitt Young opened the doors of Bee Young Communications and Marketing in 2020.  This boutique marketing agency allows her to buzz from coast to coast, doing what she does best, exceeding her client’s goals.

Marketing Expertise


  • Established Bee Young Communications and Marketing in 2020 (Bee Young Comms)
  • 20+ Years of Public Relations Experience in Division I Collegiate Athletics
  • Implemented Santa Clara University’s Eye Bronco Network
  • Public Relations lead for three Olympic Games
  • Instagram Live partnership with City of Tampa
  • Health and Wellness Facebook Live series at USF Health


  • Member of PRSA, including Independent Practitioners Alliance
  • Member of CoSIDA for more than 20+ years 


  • BA in Public Relations, Illinois State University
  • MA in Sports Administration, Illinois State University
  • Sports Management Institute Graduate

Systems and Skills

  • Social Media Management: Sprout Social, Meltwater/Sysomos, Hootsuite Team
  • Website Creation: WordPress, Wix 
  • Project Management
  • Google Analytics Reporting
  • Desktop Publishing / CMS
  • Live Broadcast, including Podcasts
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video Editing: FinalCut Pro

On a personal note, when Michelle isn’t creating unique campaigns for clients, she enjoys traveling: she visited 12 countries in 2019. She’s also a diehard St. Louis Cardinals fan.  She enjoys scouring estate sales for vintage gems to transform with her husband Nick. 

Now that you know Michelle’s story, please reach out today to work together.