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Melissa Rush


Social Media Consultant and Founder of TechSavvyCoach.com | Academic Coordinator, Honors Program at Bentley University

About Me

Melissa Rush is the Founder of Tech Savvy Coach - a Social Media Consulting and Technology Education firm. Her expertise is in social media strategy, technology education, web design, branding and events planning. She has over fifteen years of experience as a marketing communications professional, and has previously worked at Fidelity Investments, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Georgetown University. Melissa received her Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in International Relations, where she also studied Journalism. She 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. During her Master's program, she studied abroad in Paris, attending programs in London, Geneva and Brussels on mobile, internet and new media technologies and the global implications, uses, policies and regulations surrounding them. She later moved to Amsterdam to work for a start-up software company utilizing artificial intelligence in developing dynamic search engine technologies. She helped to develop and manage the company's brand identity and website, and participation in international trade shows & conferences. 
With a flair for foreign languages, she has studied Dutch, Russian, Spanish and French. Melissa is an active member of the Junior Woman’s Club of Walpole, formerly on the Board of ECDC Nursery School of Walpole and is very active in her community. She was formerly Vice President and Communications Chair and of the Georgetown University Alumni Club of Boston. She is an active volunteer for women's and children's charities and events such as JWCW Charity Fashion Show, The Ellie Fund for breast cancer's Oscar Night America gala, Community Servings, Greater Boston Food Bank, YWCA Women's Leadership gala and Fidelity Cares Heart Walk. Company website: www.techsavvycoach.com

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Academic Coordinator, Honors Program

As the Academic Coordinator for the Honors Program at Bentley University, she works with the Director and Associate Director to deliver the highest quality education, services, programs and events to our honors students. The mission of the Bentley University's Undergraduate Honors Program is to provide enhanced educational and extracurricular opportunities designed to attract, challenge and appeal to a diverse group of academically talented students. She manages the social media and various websites for the program, and edits student and faculty journals, papers and newsletters. The program achieves its mission through classes that average 18 students per class, superior faculty committed to excellent teaching, faculty-guided student research in all disciplines, advanced and specialized courses developed specifically for honors students and multiple activities utilizing Boston’s social and cultural wealth. You are welcome to visit our home page at: http://www.bentley.edu/academics/honors-program

Company: Bentley University

I worked there from 8/2016 until now

Technology Instructor

As a Technology Instructor, I help you take the first step (or click!) towards becoming “tech savvy” and improving your technology skills in today’s high tech world. I teach individuals and small business owners how to improve their computer skills, create a strong social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and more... or create new projects such as online marketing campaigns, new websites, dynamic videos or presentations.My current course offerings which I developed include: --Creating a Buzz with SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn --FACEBOOK for Businesses and Organizations --LinkedIn: Career Networking and Online Job Search --Crafty and Cool Apps for Creative People: Pinterest, Etsy and more --WordPress I: Planning and Launching Your Website --WordPress II: Widgets, Plugins, and Themes Visit the Adult Education website for online course registration here: http://www.tri-county.tc/adulted

Company: Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School

I worked there from 9/2014 until now

Founder, Social Media Strategy Consultant and Technology Instructor

As a Social Media Strategy Consultant, I work with clients to build a dynamic social media network that not only showcases their products and services, but drives customers to their business. An effective social media strategy allows businesses to interact with their target audience through social networking integration with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and more. Are you ready to Get Social, Attract More Customers & Grow Your Business? Contact me today at http://www.techsavvycoach.com As a Technology Instructor, I help individuals and businesses improve their computer skills, navigate the Web, master their iPad or iPhone, learn how to connect with family, friends and customers on Facebook, LinkedIn or other social media such - as Twitter and Instagram, create new and exciting projects such as a blog, video or presentation... and to help people feel at ease with technology. I currently teach at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School in Franklin, MA. Visit the website for online course registration: http://www.tri-county.tc/adulted I teach adult education courses at local community centers and offer private, One-on-One Tech Savvy Coaching as well. Tech Savvy Coach is here to help you take the first step (or click!) towards becoming “tech savvy” and improving your technology skills in today’s high tech world. Are you ready to Get Social, Attract More Customers & Grow Your Business? Contact me today at http://techsavvycoach.com

Company: Tech Savvy Coach - Melissa Rush

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

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