Director at Large, Contributor Relations

Michelle Manas

Michelle joined the JLOCC in 2013 and is currently the Director-At-Large for Fund Development serving on the 2018-2019 Board of Directors. In past years, she has held leadership positions within the league including 2017 Contributor Relationships Manager, 2016 Community Vice President, and 2015 Junior League Juniors Manager. Michelle joined the JLOCC to continue her passion for philanthropy and to get more involved in the local community. Over the years, she’s been fortunate to gain wonderful friends, exceptional volunteer training, and professional development through the organization!

Michelle is the Owner of Uncorked Escapes, a luxury travel planning company. She works with clients all over the world to curate and design their leisure travel experiences with a niche focus on wine regions and culinary travel. Her passion for travel began at a young age and now she loves sharing it with others and helping them create their dream escapes! She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition to the Junior League, she is also heavily involved with the Lymphoma Research Foundation. She resides in Newport Beach with her husband AJ, and when she’s not working or volunteering she enjoys cooking, going to the beach, duffy boat rides in the harbor, and of course traveling the globe!

to push play to her BeachBody workouts daily. She is excited for her position as Director at Large, to continue to make a difference in the community and give back, both of which are part of her core lifestyle.