About

melissa headshotMelissa Rush is the Founder of Tech Savvy Coach where she is a Social Media Consultant for Small Businesses and Technology Instructor for Individuals & Entrepreneurs. Her expertise is in Social Media management and strategy (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and more), Website design and development (WordPress, Drupal),  graphic design, logo design and branding, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Apple products,  software and apps, copy writing, fundraising and events planning.

Her social media clients are diverse, including an international cookware company, women’s clothing boutique,  philanthropic organization, medical practice, a home organizational service and a prominent public speaker.

She has almost twenty years of experience as a marketing communications professional, having previously worked at Fidelity Investments, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She currently works for Bentley University’s Honors Program as Academic Coordinator and Events Planner, managing the social media and website for the program.

Melissa received her Master’s degree (M.A.) from Georgetown University’s Communication, Culture and Technology Program at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in Washington, DC. She received her Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in International Relations, where she also studied Journalism.

She studied technology communications abroad in Paris, France and lived in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where she worked for a high tech startup. With a flair for travel and foreign languages, she has studied Dutch, Russian, Spanish and French. Melissa loves adventure, and has traveled throughout Europe, including France, The Netherlands, Belgium, England, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Spain, and has also visited Canada and the Caribbean.

Melissa is an active volunteer in her community and is a proud and crafty Girl Scout Leader.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working on DIY projects, sweating it out at boot camp, singing karaoke and listening to live music. Please visit the Contact page for email and contact information.