Meet the Designer



Michelle Cadore is the Designer, CEO, and visionary behind YES I AM, Inc, which she established in 2016. From an early age, Michelle has always been passionately involved in entrepreneurship and inspiring others. She was the little girl who set up her parents' picnic table in front of the family's driveway and enlisted her little neighborhood friends to help sell lemonade, old books and toys to passing cars on her childhood block in Brooklyn. As she grew older, Michelle continued to carry this entrepreneurial spirit, often leaping into new ventures.

As a graduate of the Zicklin School of Business with a degree in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Michelle has built a career around helping others realize their personal, professional and entrepreneurial goals. She spent three years Public Administration as a Small Business Program Manager where she helped entrepreneurs expand their workforce. She now serves as an Assistant Director with the longest standing community-based organization in Brooklyn helping NYC residents to Dream and Do.

A true renaissance woman, Michelle is also the Co-Owner and Managing Partner of a unique fashion boutique in the heart of DUMBO called DA SPOT NYC that houses 25+ independent minority owned fashion and creative brands. In August 2019, Michelle brought to life her vision for an annual festival celebrating the creative culture called Dear Summer Vibes in partnership with the DUMBO Business Improvement District. She also launched her business consultancy firm Cadore Advisory Group to help other small business launch and grow. Michelle and her brand YES I AM Clothing have also been featured in the Spring and Fall Create and Cultivate business women's conferences sponsored by MasterCard. She has been featured by on Yahoo Finance, social medial outlets, and sits on the Small Business Advisory Council for MasterCard. 

Michelle is a big advocate for speaking positive words into your life and manifesting  your goals into existence. She encourages others to stay inspired with the tagline “Brand Your Self”. Through YES I AM, Michelle plans to continue building a platform for others to be encouraged, share their own stories of triumph and own it!

When Michelle is not grinding 24/7, she is spending time with family, traveling abroad and helping others..

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