Michele Northrup, Intensity Academy Sauces
Michele Northrup, aka the Saucy Queen, has been burning down the competition within the fiery food industry for the past 12 years. Her all-natural gourmet hot sauce company, Intensity Academy Sauces, has won more than 55 national awards.
Michele was named Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year in Manufacturing, Business Leader’s Woman Extraordinaire and Working Women of Tampa Bay’s Woman of the Year. Michele’s career is anchored in service to nonprofit organizations and business concept creations. Her creative abilities have lead her to winning Fundraiser of the Year in Lutz, as their Honorary Mayor, aka Guv'na! She has provided organizations with strategies for successful long-range planning and marketing ideas.
Her current company has her on a hot trail to success and she continues to pass it forward by mentoring other local companies, and helping them, too, take their sauce/spice brands from recipe to store shelves!