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About Us

Our Story


PM is owned and operated in the grand city of Minneapolis! With 6 states under our repertoire, MPM has developed a reputation of trust and professionalism within our field. From superior engagement programs to high-profile staffing within the midwestern region, MPM most definitely stands out from the competition! MPM truly values and appreciates what has resulted from an amazing experience that over the past 17 years has provided. Passion, hard work, and constant renewed changes, and adaptability to the needs of our clients and the market results in an agency that offers great value to current and future clients.

Midwest Promotional Models timeline

PM was founded by recognized business leader and industry veteran Michele Rogers. She formed this fast-paced and growing agency in 2004, with the aim of creating a promotional staffing agency infrastructure that supported hands-on recognition to clients that deserve stellar representation. After analyzing the promotional staffing industry that offered similar services, MPM was created by the “taking something and making it better” philosophy.

Midwestern Promotional Models CEO Michele Rogers
Michele Rogers
Founder & CEO

ichele leads MPM with over twenty years of professional business leadership experience. Her journey began in the corporate world with a Fortune 500 company based in Minneapolis. Although she enjoyed the lifestyle and pace of the corporate role, the experience sparked her innate entrepreneurial aspiration along with her education in HR, and MPM was uniquely created.

Director of Operations Kathy Rassouli
Kathy Rassouli
Director of Operations

athy provides us a critical oversight function. By monitoring operations, coordinating our teams schedule, staying close to event execution and being the direct contact for event management offers our clients and teams superior guidance. Kathy’s longevity of 12 outstanding years of commitment provides hands on, additional industry resources to our clients and talent, expanding on the growth and mission of Midwest Promotional Models, Inc.

Angie Bowersox - MPM Team Manager
Angie Bowersox
Team Manager

ngie offers us high profile promotional detail to every event.  Her energetic capabilities assure our events offer us the best that they can be by on-site communication with event coordinators, event staff and point of sale based on our brands visual needs is truly admired.  Having Angie on the ground during large events offers our clients a manager on duty!  Angie’s 6-year commitment to MPM successfully building strong relationships with patrons, clients and customers represents her beautiful enthusiasm to MPM’s philosophy and mission.

Professional Modeling and Marketing Blog writer Bailey Murphy.
Bailey Murphy
 Blogging Queen

ailey has a long history of wordsmithing but has maintained a strong focus on blogging for almost a decade. Her experience in promotions, marketing, stage and film performance has provided her with the skills and adaptability to develop a voice for a variety of different brands, allowing her to resonate strongly with MPM’s mission. As a born and raised midwestern girl, she appreciates the dedication and hard-working mentality that MPM offers both employees and clients.