Michael Riordan is a trailblazing trans woman and Director of Marketing at Compass Community Center in Lake Worth Beach.
Riordan has worked at Compass for seven years, and also lives in LWB.
OUT50 is not her only SFGN award. Riordan was voted as the “Reader’s Choice: Best Trans Advocate” in 2022 Best Ofs.
If you’ve gone to any Compass event, it's possible you were there thanks to her marketing efforts. Along with marketing, Riordan has been a speaker for several community events throughout the city and has lent her voice to a number of workshops and major Compass media campaigns.
Fun Fact: Riordan has a lot of tattoos, but not everyone may know that the upper body tattoos tell the story of her transition. If you see her and want to know more, ask! She is an open book when it comes to tattoos.
“Of course, I am deeply honored to be included with so many amazing people and advocates for our community. It is more important than ever for us to be seen. Seen as the decent people we are,” Riordan said. “We are mothers, fathers, cousins, siblings, and neighbors. To be chosen from all of the amazing people out there makes me feel amazing.”
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