Melissa Ruttanai | New Vice President of Marketing and Communications

March 14, 2022

Melissa Ruttanai has joined the ranks of institutional leadership at Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary as Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

With a background in digital marketing since 2011, Melissa began her career in Search Engine Optimization and content marketing with a specialization and obsession with travel blogging. Using her considerable expertise, she raised standards and modernized the digital presence of small and medium-sized businesses via web design, social media engagement, and rich content creation.

Melissa was welcomed to the Nyack College Marketing Department staff in 2013 to manage organic content on social media and soon launched the school’s first Facebook ads. In her most recent role at Nyack as Director of Digital Media, Melissa was responsible for building out social media marketing strategies and establishing an integrated Google ad presence through search engine marketing, display networks, and video marketing.

Describing herself as “a former digital nomad,” Melissa has traveled to 35 countries and 25 U.S. states. Her global journey includes living in Japan for more than a year, several summers in Thailand and three-month visits to Croatia, Ecuador and Peru.

Melissa earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University at Albany and a master’s degree in education from Rutgers University.

Please extend congratulations and warm wishes for continued success to Melissa Ruttanai!

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