The WPMotivate Team

Our Future is Defined By Our Ability To Laugh, Grow & be motivated by one another

Kathy Zant and Michelle Frechette are teaming up to bring you anywhere from 5 – 20 minutes of Monday happiness, Monday joy, and Monday Motivation.

Recording our first episode, we laughed through the whole thing.
What’s better motivation than joyous laughter?

Meet Michelle

Michelle Frechette is the Director of Community Engagement for StellarWP at Liquid Web.

“The busiest woman in WordPress.” ~Matt Mullenweg

In addition to her work at StellarWP, Michelle is the Podcast Barista at, cofounder of, creator of, the president of the board for, Director of Community Relations and contributor at, author, business coach, and a frequent organizer and speaker at WordPress events. Michelle lives outside of Rochester, NY where she’s an avid nature photographer. You can learn more about Michelle at

Meet Kathy

Kathy is Director of Marketing for Kadence and iThemes at StellarWP and has been working with WordPress for over a decade. She has both technical and marketing experience and has worked with a number of brands in the WordPress space. She has helped numerous organizations empower their businesses with WordPress. She’s helped organize WordCamp Phoenix, WCUS, and WordFest Live.

She currently lives outside of Denton, TX where she can often be found walking golden retrievers or hanging out in horse barns. She blogs sporadically at