Our team

Working for You Behind the Scenes


We’re incredibly grateful to have a growing team of professionals working with us at Performance Publishing. Each person contributes their talents, passions, and positivity to the table so we can go above and beyond to support our authors and soon-to-be-authors throughout their journey. We’d love for you to meet them!

Michelle Prince


​​Michelle Prince is CEO and Founder of Performance Publishing. She’s helped thousands tell their stories and is dedicated to making a difference, one story at a time. She is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, publishing expert, leadership coach, host of The Power of Authority Spotlight podcast, and a Ziglar Legacy Certified speaker/trainer. She is married to her husband Chris and has two sons, Austin and Tyler, and has a passion for the ocean and pugs! Michelle really wants to see everyone succeed in their personal & professional goals and realize an abundant life.

Nancy Acevedo


Nancy Acevedo is Performance Publishing's Book Project Manager. She has mastered the art of holding author's hands and guiding them through the process of publishing. She is the literary GPS, ensuring that every author's journey is smooth and successful. Nancy loves assisting people and knowing more about them to understand why they do what they do. When not re-reading her favorite books, or re-watching rom-coms, she listens to motivational apps. Her dream is to travel and make memories wherever she goes!

Jacky Valle


Jacky Valle is the Author Ambassador & Publishing Operations Support for Performance Publishing. She is the first initial contact with soon-to-be authors and offers free strategy calls for anyone who is curious or has questions about the publishing process. She started her career in the Publishing industry 10 years ago and then slowly took opportunities in building up her career, and has taken roles from specialist to subject matter expert. Jacky has a passion for learning, helping others and embracing life's diverse experiences.

Jennifer Hart


​​Jennifer Hart is the Communications & Collaborations Manager and oversees The Power of Authority Spotlight podcast. She reaches out for guest spots and speaking opportunities for Michelle, manages social media and writes a variety of content. In her free time she enjoys learning photography and has certifications in coaching. Jen is passionate about encouraging and inspiring others and was able to write a chapter in Michelle's collaborative book Illuminate: Difference Makers Shining Through Their Stories, Volume 2.

Nicole Marsolek


Nicole Marsolek is the Publishing Administrator and a recent graduate of Midwestern State University. She has been working on the social media team for Performance Publishing and her job involves creating content, managing campaigns, and engaging with the public online. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, playing soccer, and spending time with her family. She's passionate about helping others achieve their dreams through education and hard work - it's something that motivates her every day!

Chris Prince


Chris Prince serves as Managing Partner at Performance Publishing. Focusing primarily on strategic initiatives, sales, and marketing, Chris uses his expertise to effectively navigate the company toward success and sustainable growth. Outside of work, he is a dedicated family man, proud husband, and father to two remarkable young men. His favorite books are Atomic Habits by James Clear and Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, both of which reflect his commitment to personal growth and his admiration for resilience and grit in the face of adversity.

We want to do everything we can to encourage you on your author journey, answer questions and support you on your way to publish the story that others need to hear! We believe your story matters, but it will only make an impact if you tell it!

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