Director, Sales & Partnership Marketing at San Diego Zoo
Michelle Israel is Director of Sales and Partnerships for San Diego Zoo Global. Over her 17 years with the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, she has worked to align data and intuition to create a successful strategy for selling tickets, tours, memberships, sponsorships and private events. Under her leadership, her team has helped grow sales revenues to more than $180 million annually! She is most proud of the fact that every ticket sold helps to raise valuable funding to save endangered species worldwide.