Michelle Van Kempen

A veteran television production executive, Michelle Van Kempen is currently the General Manager of NPACT, the trade association for unscripted production companies doing business in the United States. Michelle is also the Founder and Executive Director of Women in Nonfiction (WiN), a U.S.-based organization to advocate for and support the career advancement of women working in the nonfiction entertainment industry.
Ms. Van Kempen also founded and serves as Executive Director of the Youth Orchestra Project, a non-profit organization that provides classical music education, instruction and performance opportunities to young people in the Los Angeles area.
Prior to her current responsibilities, Michelle was co-owner of Film Garden Entertainment, where she oversaw all business, production and daily operations of the prolific Los Angeles-based production company for 20 years, and served as Executive Producer on over 2000 episodes of unscripted content.