Nashua, Iowa, native Michelle Thornton joined Strategic America in 1992 immediately after receiving her marketing degree from UNI. Michelle’s strong understanding of media planning and buying allows her to develop and execute strong marketing plans for the clients she supervises at SA. Michelle’s analytical skills and ability to quickly resource solutions allows her to effectively supervise multiple accounts at the agency, including Wendy’s Restaurants and several dealer-based clients. Michelle leads the client team for Wendy’s that has been recognized regionally for media strategies and implementation. Michelle has also spearheaded several not-for-profit client projects enhancing co-op initiatives at the local level of integration.