Born in West Africa from Italian parents, Michela traveled the world before settling in the United States. A graduate of the University of Miami and The Miami Ad School, Michela freelanced as an Art Director at leading agencies including Fallon, DDB Worldwide, Crispin Porter Boguski and Carmichael Lynch. In the late ’90s, she joined Phoenix-based ad agency E.B. Lane Marketing Communications, now LaneTerralever, where she met her husband, Rob Davidson.
In 2001, Michela and Rob founded Davidson Belluso, driven by the passion of helping companies grow through successful marketing initiatives and solid business partnerships. Michela has been recognized as one of the “35 Under 35 Entrepreneurs” by the Phoenix Business Journal for her achievements in business and her environmental sustainability initiatives. A firm believer in giving back to the community, Michela has served on several nonprofit boards and marketing committees for cause-driven organizations, including The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix and The Arizona Pet Project.
In 2018, Michela put her dancing skills to good use by competing at (and winning) the Dancing for Arizona’s Children event to support Arizona’s Children Association’s foster and adoption programs. Aside from her work and community involvement, Michela is passionate about the arts, all things fitness, and the great outdoors.