Michelle Mallard has been married to her high school sweetheart for 25 years and they have a daughter currently attending college. During her husband’s military career, Michelle homeschooled her daughter and ran a successful photography business. Before her husband retired, Michelle went back to college to earn her BA in Graphic Design. Upon graduating, Michelle was offered a job teaching Commercial Art in the public school system. During her time there, she sponsored a gamers club with an e-sports league, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls program, and a graphic design club responsible for the school magazine. Michelle loves to spend time with family, capturing images of the beauty God created through photography/digital art, playing pickleball, and being on the water whether it be kayaking, paddleboarding, or cruising on a boat.