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Joella Michael

Joella Michael - Pepperdine University

Director of Operations, Church Relations

Joella Michael was raised in South Africa, a daughter of missionary parents. At the end of their time abroad, her family returned to Abilene, Texas, where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University.

Joella's prior experience includes serving as Director of Community Relations for The Community House in Michigan, and Director of University Communications at Hardin-Simmons University in Texas. She is a Certified Faith-Based Meeting Professional (CFMP), a member of both the Religious Conference Management Association and Meeting Planners International, and has served on the Southern California Chapter board of Meeting Planners International.