- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Singer/Songwriter
- Wrote and produced the "No Child Left Behind" theme song used by the the Republican Party during Campaign 2000.
- An enthusiastic proponent of parental involvement in childrens education, and is involved in a wide range of organizations that support her beliefs.
- Recieved a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Northern Illinois University. Attending on a Talented Student Scholarship.
- Founded Ellie Michaels Music in 1996, which produces, licenses, and distributes music for advertising, promotion and campaigns.