Soror Michele King was initiated into Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated by way of Chicago, Illinois’ Alpha Alpha chapter in the spring of 1996. As a new member, and undergraduate student of Chicago State University, she immediately put the organization’s founding principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood into action; she purposely set forth her intentions to develop her leadership skills by attending annual state, regional and national conferences held within the organization. After graduating college with a Bachelor of Arts in English – Professional and Technical Writing, she moved to Long Island, New York to pursue a career in campaign politics as a Field Director. Upon returning to her home state of Illinois in 2006, she has since held several positions – including serving on the executive board and as chair of multiple committees – while being of service in her current graduate chapter home, Tau Xi Zeta. Soror King was the 2010 recipient of the Tau Xi Zeta chapter, “Zeta of the Year” award.
In her professional life, Soror King is a Human Resources professional. Her Human Resources experience includes that of employee relations, recruitment, training and development, contract negotiations, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and payroll. Today, Soror King serves as the Corporate Payroll Manager (USA) for an international company supervising 14 cities across the country. She also maintains membership in two professional organizations, serving as a volunteer on multiple committees. During her 2020-2022 term of office as President, Soror King will lead Tau Xi Zeta chapter with her professional leadership, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.