Michelle Tunno Buelow

Michelle Tunno Buelow

United States of America
Trip: 
Dublin, Ireland
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Mentored by: Jocelyn Mangan

United States of America
Trip: 
Dublin, Ireland

Michelle Buelow is the founder and CEO of Bella Tunno, a personality-filled baby and parent accessory brand launched in 2005. Bella Tunno has two fully owned brands that are sold in over 3,000 independent boutiques and numerous mass retail outlets. As part of Bella Tunno’s commitment to philanthropy and parenting with purpose, one meal is provided to one American child for every product sold. Since the launch of Bella Tunno, over 1.5 million meals have been provided to hungry children in the USA.  

Michelle is passionate about drug and alcohol rehabilitation efforts and is a founding member of the Endowment Board of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. She also sits on the board of Fashion & Compassion, an organization committed to transforming the lives of women in destructive situations in seven countries.

Both Michelle and Bella Tunno have been recognized at local and national levels for business, entrepreneurial, and charitable awards including Charlotte’s Top 40 under 40, Charlotte’s Woman Business Achievement award, finalist for Ernst & Young's Carolina Entrepreneur of the Year award, Charlotte Business Leader Women Extraordinaire recipient, The Mecklenburg Times Most Influential Women honoree, Ernst & Young Winning Women Award recipient, Corporate Volunteerism Award winner, winner of Babble.com’s Top 50 Mompreneurs and Charlotte’s Top 50 Entrepreneur Award winner.