Full of cheerfulness, you can't help but be taken by 27 year old Melissa's easy-going nature and positivity. From the moment we met her, it was all jokes and laughter as we talked everything from fashion to her career (and even hot Cheetos). Say "hello" to Melissa!
What inspires you: Kindness. People and brands that do good inspires me to continue living happy and believing that there is good in the world. There's just so much negativity in this world, and I just don't understand how our entire population just can't be kind to each other. I guess it sounds easier than done!
Melissa is wearing our Bedford in blush as a jacket, ruffle sleeved Leon, and lace Foxboro dress.
Current Occupation: Social Media Care @ Taco Bell Corporate
How did you get into your current role: In college, I studied Communication with an emphasis in Media Studies. For a period of time I worked in fashion PR, but left that to pursue my MA in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations.
Advice for young women looking to work in marketing/PR: Do some soul-searching, as marketing and PR is in every industry. As a young professional I tried radio, sports, media, fashion, utilities, non-profit, education, luxury cars, and now I'm in the quick service restaurant industry. It's OK to to not know exactly which industry you want to be in, but it's also important to narrow down your options. Patience with yourself is key.
Favorite way to unwind after a stressful day: I usually go to the gym after work, but if Im not there, I unwind with a martini or tequila on Fridays!
How would you describe your style: Cheap Chic. I love designer shoes and clothes, but I also like a savings account! It's all about how you wear your clothes, really.