Michelle Toledo

Michelle Toledo

Account Director


Dallas, TX USA

Never discount your dreams and, while the road to where you want to go is long, figuring yourself out along the way is half of the experience.


My road in life has been direct.
1999 Graduated Chino High School.
1999 attended Mount SAC.
2000 transferred to Fullerton College to prepare for CSUF transfer and to play on their Women's Golf Team. We were 2001 Orange Empire Champions!
2001 graduated from Fullerton College and transferred to CSUF.
2004 graduated from CSUF, had an internship in 2003 which lead to my first job offer and was working prior to graduation.
2008 left the OC ad scene and moved to New York.
2013 came back to OC—left advertising for a year.
2015 got back in the ad game and moved to Dallas, TX. In 2019 bought my first home all by myself.


Account Director

I bring ideas to life via commercials.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Day to Day

Status meetings, managing internal teams / calendars and external partners / vendors, alongside client expectations and marketing objectives, media objectives / plans, hitting deadlines and mentoring / managing a team; there's never a dull moment in the wild world of advertising. We take clients objectives, turn them into stories and share with the world via commercials and various other forms of ads and experiences.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Communications, Focus in Advertising


The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

""Being a hair stylist is not a career." Obviously I'm not a hairstylist, but my best friend is and makes just as much (if not more than I do) and has a much better work schedule that she gets to set for herself. Granted however she doesn't have PTO."

Challenges I Overcame