Michelle Riddell is the co-founder and CEO of Something Good Consulting Group. Leveraging her veteran C-suite experience at one of the largest health insurers in the country, Michelle joined forces with her son to help businesses and nonprofit organizations tackle social issues by creating shared value and positive change for all stakeholders.
Before starting her consulting practice, Michelle served as vice president of strategic communications and community investment with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas where she managed the organization’s influence strategy. In this role, she led public and media relations as well as the corporate social responsibility efforts including serving as the Chair of Be Covered Texas, a grassroots community initiative to engage and educate Texans about the health care law. Reaching millions of Texans through 350 community partners across all 254 counties in Texas, the campaign was recognized nationally and earned the 2014 D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Award. Prior to her transition to BCBSTX, Michelle spent 20 years at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma where she held key management positions across many areas of the organization.
Michelle graduated with honors from Oral Roberts University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and was one of only 5% of candidates nationally who passed her certified public accountant exam on her first attempt. She is a graduate of Leadership North Texas, sponsored by The North Texas Commission, as well as the Leading Women’s Executive Program, developed by the Corporate Leadership Center of Chicago.