Located in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, just 37 miles south of the city lies Prince Georges County. A mecca for countless black African American owned businesses. It has emerged as one of the most affluent counties in the country. It is also the home of Michele A. Cameron Fletcher – wife, mother, award winning business owner, author and publisher.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Michele has a passion for fashion, style and beauty. After graduating from High School she was determined to become part of the industry she loved so much. Opening the first of several Beauty Salons she would eventually own. “She loves the things that make women look and feel beautiful.” As an upstanding, and outstanding, member of her community it takes a lot of hard work. Through life’s experiences, the adrenaline that pumps through her veins, no question has made her a stronger bolder individual. She bows down to humility and resurrects a transformation of her own goals and creativity. This has made her the person she is today.
In 1995 she opened up her first Day Spa Mone’ & Company in Washington D.C turning that one salon into seven locations that reached New York and Maryland.Elegance is the undisputed trademark for award-winning Mone’ & Company. The salon’s opulent and plush interior beckons guests to generously partake of its rich menu of services, which are designed to pamper and “take you away,” according to Michele Fletcher, the salons talented and spirited owner. Mone’ & Company offers a complete line of hair, skin, nail care products and services, which are designed to accentuate the natural beauty of every woman. From manicures and pedicures to facials and professional makeup (upon request), Mone’ & Company offers a complete line of services tailored to fit the special needs of women. The salon’s styling team is widely recognized for its unsurpassed hair creativity and is highly educated in the latest styling techniques and product knowledge. Clients are assured the latest in cutting edge hair styling techniques as team members regularly participate in skill building seminars and advanced training, which are offered on an ongoing basis at Mone’ & Company.The salon’s latest service offering, the Whole body wellness program, encompasses a homeopathic approach to skin care from the inside out. The program includes aromatherapy, weight management and custom blended makeup and clients are reportedly delighted with the overall results. Expansion plans for Mone’ & Company’s rapid growing and impressive roster of services for the new millennium include the relaxing and therapeutic “Massage Therapy.” This latest feature will score another big hit with clients and successfully round out the salon’s high regarded, beauty enhancing services. Mone’ & Company, a certified, full service salon for Mizani, Avlon, and Paul Mitchell Products. Michele has received numerous media and industry awards, including Salon interior of the year and The customer First Award at the annual Golden Scissors Awards Ceremony. Mone’ & Company is also a proud member of the National Cosmetology Association, The Salon Association, Woman of Unity and Look Good…Feel Good Program of the American Cancer Society.
Michele has her Senior Cosmetologist license. The Mone’ & Company expience has also been featured in Essence Magazine.
In 2007 she released a novel based on her life “Charge it to the Game” particularly the lessons learned are chronicled in an action packed thriller. “Charge It to the Game” is a compelling read. At the end of the book, she offers real tips on how to avoid being a victim of identity theft. Plus tips and advice on how to protect your credit. She has been interviewed by USA TODAY, The Washington Post, BET, Financial News Network, CBS, CNN and countless others as an expert on credit card safety. She has shared her experiences to help others be informed on credit card fraud. Recognition for this book has reached New York Times Best Seller, Black Expressions Best Seller, Essence Best Seller, Karibu Books Best Seller and Amazon Best Seller.
Since the release of Michele’s first novel she has been a featured guest speaker for the NAACP and Prince Georges County Community Board. She spoke on ways to identify at-risk young women in an effort to reduce the number of young girls and teens entering the prison system. She also became the first Urban fiction author to be marketed and promoted in-store at Starbucks in Largo, Maryland. She was the first to recieve the Authors Award for excellence from A & B Books, the leading African American distributor on the East coast.
In 2008 she launched La’ Femme Fatale’ Publishing Company which currently is one of the leading publishing firm in African American Fiction. There are so many young Urban entrepreneurs that have a vision, viable ideas, products and services, which never make it to the next level of opportunities. These individuals or companies either do not know how to bring these ideas into fruition or they are caught up in the constraints, or phobias that corporate America imposes on non-traditional business ventures. For this reason, La’ Femme Fatale’ is a wealth of resources. We provide clients and authors with enhancement services like self-publishing, marketing, editing, ghost writing and assistance through strategic partnership alliances. Michele is a product of the non-traditional urban communities of New York City. She knows what works in business and what does not work. Michele knows how to incorporate structure and the infrastructure of business into profitable results. Michele is fluent in the languages, dialects and idiosyncrasies of urban America. Her team has the ability to translate, transform and manifest next level opportunities and we are passionate about making it happen for our clients and authors.
In 2010 she became a Franchisee of Kahala one of the largest franchise companies in the United States.
In 2011 she became the CEO of LFF Travel Agency.
In 2013 she release her second novel Roulette under La’ Femme Fatale’ Publishing.
Michele currently is working on her third novel.