Hi – I’m Mary Elisabeth, you can call me Mel. I started my blog, VentureGal.com, as a way to record and share my life ventures.
Most of my ventures are related to food, tech, health, wellness, fitness,, improv, entrepreneurship, & traveling, but I’m always looking to try new things.
Some of my past & present ventures include:
10 days in Patagonia, Chile
Improv training at The Second City
Derby enthusiast in Drew Barrymore’s film “Whip It!”
Jill of all trades at RPM Ventures – hands on, early stage venture capital
Estudiante de espanol y italiano
you’re likely to spot me at food shows & tech related events from mobile to electric cars
collecting real flair & sharing virtual flair at energyflair.com
living the sweet life at Iorio’s Gelateria
playing cards on the beach at the Black Sea
raising millions of dollars to help Michigan companies enter new markets
convincing people to buy apparel made with organic cotton. do you know about the insecticides used in cotton growing?
figuring out the voluntary carbon market
getting 1,000 lb animals to do what I want (aka horseback riding)
running hundreds of miles to prepare for a 13.1 mile race
singing opera monologues
climbing fake rocks
singing karaoke, making friends with locals, sailing, ziplining, snorkeling, peeing in sacred water in the Maya Riviera in Mexico
**The views reflected on my website are my own and do not represent any company I am affiliated with.