Michelle Hyde lives in Highland, Utah and is the mother of four children. Her husband Nathan Hyde is an Attorney and specializes in Labor and Employment Law and is Senior Council at IM Flash Technologies. Michelle has been teaching at Brigham Young University since 1986 as adjunct faculty for the Marriott School and the Communications Department. She received her MBA from BYU in 1986, and a Ph. D. in Educational Studies from the University of Utah in 1997. She currently owns a consulting business specializing in advertising and video productions.