Michelle LaFortune-Wamego

Michelle LaFortune-Wamego, a Tulsa native, holds a Bachelor of Science in Design, Housing, and Merchandising from Oklahoma State University, specializing in Apparel Design. With experience in women’s wear design, patternmaking, and marketing, she resides in Tulsa with her husband and two sons, indulging in hobbies like cooking, gardening, biking, and sailing. Initially unconsidered, Michelle found her calling in education as an “artist in residence” instructor, later joining Clary in 2010 as a Fashion Design instructor. Transitioning to department head in 2022 and now serving as Director of Education, Michelle champions continuous learning and skill development for students and instructors, aiming to elevate Clary Sage College’s educational standing.