Michelle was born and raised in Stryker, Ohio and completed her BA and Master’s Degree in the field of education at O.R.U. and Tennessee Tech University. Over the next 17 years, she worked in the national level sales, and then turned her efforts to teaching. In 2009, she and her husband, Fred Russell, combined, their experience and started a consignment and online auction business, a full estate liquidation business, and store front, called Savvy Avenue Consignment, which is based in Grand Rapids, Ohio. For the 10 years, Fred and Michelle specialized in full estate liquidation, from furniture, vehicles, personal belongings, to the kitchen sink. . Today, Michelle is a licensed Realtor and certified Professional Home Stager serving our local and surrounding communities ensuring smooth, equitable transactions for her clients.