As CEO and Founder of Collaborative Solutions, Inc., and President of Only the Source, 

Michele Risa, M.A., C.B.C.A. works with thought-leaders 

and influencers to help them identify their deepest aspirations, 

and embody consciousness in such a way that they become a natural change agent in a world that needs their talents, heart and intelligence. 

As a business and management consultant, she is a Certified Conscious Business Change Agent with Humanity’s Team after receiving training in meditation and yoga from the Kundalini Research Institute, in PTSD from Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Hematology, 

in Vipassana and EFT, and at Landmark.  

She has studied with various masters, including Yogi Bhajan, the master of Kundalini Yoga, 

Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jean Houston, Terry Patten and Ken Wilber and 

holds a M.A. from Columbia University.

Michele was honored to be invited to join Conscious Business Synergy Circle, a joint project of Deepak Chopra's Evolutionary Leaders, Humanity's Team, and UNITY EARTH.  She helped  launch the Conscious Business Summit in March, 2019.

As a strong advocate for peace and the planet, she conducted meditation at the UN office of the Brahma Kumaris in celebration of the Commission on the Status of Women, March, 2019. 

She is a member of the Committee for Spirituality, Values, and Global Concerns, an NGO  that works with the UN, and  has  helped many industries enter a new paradigm that supports all of humanity. 

As former President of the Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce, her approach has always been holistic- from personal to professional to community. As America’s Mindfulness Expert, she uses the latest neuroscience along side ancient practices.  She begins where transformation and manifestation begin- from the inner to the outer.  

She hosts a daily meditation worldwide. As a TV producer since 1998, she interviews successful conscious thought leaders to inspire others, and brings positivity to an otherwise negative news environment. 

She is passionate about disease prevention, spreading the truth about the glory of aging as a two-time marathon runner, and advancing thought leaders to promote world peace. 

To many, she has become their life coach extraordinaire.

Companies Michele worked with