Michelle Hopson is the Principal and Managing Member of Hopson Consultancy, LLC a capacity building practice for nonprofit and women-owned businesses committed to changing the world. Partnering with problem solvers who create and enhance market or community solutions for social good impact, her practice prepares clients to sit at the decision table well connected, precise, and ready to co-create impactful market or community solutions. Formed in 2015, the consulting practice works with clientele to manage their own business transformation and growth through high-level and foundational business consulting, as well as culture shaping for the new world of work.
Michelle is proud to equip her clients with the actionable strategies, implementable methods, toolkits and blueprints necessary to bolster market value and achieve set goals for the benefit of the community. Her book of business includes NY and CT community-based organizations, CT public and private schools, regional and international universities, and start-up to million-dollar revenue generating women-owned businesses throughout CT, NY, and RI. Her practice was recently awarded a Diversity in Business Champion under the direction of the Fairfield County Business Journal (CT) and the Westchester County Business Journal (NY) for recognizing social problems and yielding actual impact for change in Connecticut and New York. Her expertise and work have also been recognized in the media and numerous publications, including CPTV/PBS’ “Unlearning: Breaking Bias. Building Community”, Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, The WAG Magazine, News 12 Connecticut, radio WPKN 89.5, and on local Haitian television.
Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Legal and Policy Studies from Fordham University’s College of Liberal Studies, and an Education Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business and Graduate School of Social Service’s Center for Nonprofit Leaders. Additionally, Michelle participated in the Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Institute’s “A Taste of Advanced Leadership in Action” symposium, an exclusive seminar for selected emerging leaders and established regional non-profits, cause-advancing organizations, public and government organizations.
Today, Michelle assists the community as a Board Advisor, Nonprofit Advisor, Catechist, and job coach for the underprivileged. She continues her alumna ties as a Youth Career Development Mentor with Fordham University’s Alumni Mentoring Program, and serves as Social Justice Educator & Facilitation Consultant for the National Conference for Community & Justice in CT.
International Society of Business Leaders Member Michelle Hopson can be found in the Society Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.