Meet Our Team

Michelle H. Hillenbrand-Whale
VP, Marketing & Branch Sales
(727) 571-4555

Michelle H. Hillenbrand-Whale heads the Advisors Plus Marketing Services group.  Michelle has national responsibility for working with credit unions to achieve their business growth goals and analyze and improve ROI.  She and her team combine expertise and tools from sales, marketing, and media--both traditional and new--to help clients create targeted growth campaigns in such areas as credit/debit cards and checking.

Michelle’s 20+ years of experience give her the unique ability to craft the right campaign for the right client at the right time, not only in terms of strategy but by using innovative tactics and following through with insightful back-end analytics as well.

Prior to joining Advisors Plus, Michelle was AVP and Marketing Product Credit Card Manager at Bank One (now Chase), Director of Product Management and Creative Services for InCharge Institute of America, Inc., and VP of Credit Card Product Management and Relationship Management at SunTrust.

Michelle holds a B.A. in Communications with a specialization in Telecommunications from Kent State University.