Melissa Ratliff, M.A. is the Director of Marketing at Management inSites. At MI she gets to combine her business acumen, eye for design and detail, and love for Europeans to help our clients succeed in the U.S. market.

She joined MI in May 2014 after a stint at the Arts & Science Council, a non-profit in Charlotte, NC. In the business world, she has experience with writing market studies and business plans, creating marketing materials and overseeing social media for both commercial and consumer goods, program and brand development, as well as salesforce and client management.

Melissa’s rigorous academic background has honed her critical thinking skills and ability to efficiently research projects. She is published and has presented in front of international audiences. While her undergraduate work took place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.A. and pursuit of a Ph.D sent her to England (University of Leicester) and the Netherlands (University of Groningen), with field work, conferences, and workshops in Belgium, Italy, Tunisia, and China just to name a few. Her expertise in cultural competencies spans the globe and helps set MI apart.