Traveling Italy 2017

Traveling Italy 2017

Melissa Rautenberg

Melissa is a strategic problem solver by nature. She loves all things pertaining to digital marketing, organizational leadership, and system efficiencies while keeping brand integrity in mind.  

In addition to being the Co-Founder of Latin & Code, Melissa is also the Co-Host of The Creative Hustler Podcast, and a Strategic Advisor for The Agency Guy, a business consultancy referring brands of all sizes to the right marketing firm based on capabilities, culture, and strategy.

The Creative Hustler, a Latin & Code brand, is a business-lifestyle podcast, blog, and resource center for entrepreneurs and side-hustlers alike living at the intersection of creativity and business. 

Personal Likes: 

- Female and entrepreneur empowerment

- Travel (Currently on a 6 month tour of Italy, Germany, NY, Boston, Philly, CA, AZ, NV until April 2018)

- Hiking 

- Yoga 

- Wine (Anything Red from Tuscany, Sauvignon blanc from New Zealand, Syrah from Australia, Riesling from Germany, Malbec or Tempranillo from Argentina... to name a few ;) 

- Stoic philosophy

Personal Dislikes: 

- Bullying of any kind


Melissa has been featured on or written for the

following publications

  • SCORE San Diego 
  • SoCal Marketing Club
  • Founders Society 
  • Business Collective
  • Young Fabulous & Self-Employed (YFS) Magazine 

Currently, Melissa and Steven (her husband and co-founder of L&C) are on a 3 month work/live trip through Europe, returning to the US January 4th, where they will spend 3 months traveling through Boston, New York, Philly, California, Arizona, and Nevada.

For business tips, follow Melissa on Twitter

To follow Melissa's trip, check out Instagram