Meet ystark! YP: Michelle Hout


Michelle Hout

Occupation/Title/Place of work

Trainer and Qualification/Training and Qualification Pillar Lead/Shearers Snacks



Why are you interested in Stark County’s Young Professionals initiative?

I want to build connections with other active and motivated individuals.

What would you share to encourage other people to join?

That it is a group that is committed to motivating and helping our community

Did you grow up in Stark? If so, where? If not, where did you move from and why?


Why do you stay in Stark County, from both a personal and professional point of view?

My family is located in Stark and I am committed to growth and development at Shearers.

What do you like MOST about Stark County?

Massillon Tigers

What would you change about Stark County if you could?

More outreach groups for children and more advertising of volunteer opportunities

What do you see as valuable opportunities for YPs in Stark County when it comes to career opportunities, cultural access, leadership or community involvement opportunities?

Valuable opportunities are opportunities that can tie professional and volunteer opportunities together

What would attract more YPs to Stark County?

More advertising

What do you do in the evenings or on the weekends for fun in Stark County or NE Ohio?

Go to Cultured Coffee or workout at Jackson twp YMCA

Could you see yourself spending your lifetime in Stark County and if not, what would cause you to leave?

I can see myself staying in Stark County unless a professional opportunity opened in NYC