Michele Blanton is an Associate-Broker at Blanton Realty. Jim and Michele purchased the company in 1977 and have been active in the real estate business ever since. Michele was President-Elect of the Manhattan Board of Realtors in 1981. She has also taught at Manhattan High School since 1981 and was the Head Gymnastics Coach for ten years and judged for the Kansas High School Athletic Association for four years.
Michele is a Manhattan native and graduated from Manhattan High School and Kansas State University with a major in Physical Education, minor in Biological Science, and a Coaching Certificate. She was a member of the KSU Gymnastics Team and inducted in to Delta Psi Kappa, the Women's Athletic Honorary.
Michele holds memberships in the Little Apple Pilot Club, Connections Committee for Fairy Godmothers, Delta Kappa Gamma, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan Association of Realtors, Kansas Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. She is also a Life Member of the Kansas State Alumni Association.