Rev. Michelle Anne Simmons is the Founder and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Why Not Prosper. She was formerly incarcerated and is a recovering addict. She is an extraordinary role model for women. In 2008, Michelle graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a bachelor’s degree in Human Services and December 2010 she graduated with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She is also a Certified Allied Addictions Practitioner and a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor. In addition, she received her Doctorate in Ministry from Friends International Christian Academy.