Melanie Weitzner’s passion for design, wellness and food & beverage has been influenced by years of travel and exploring what’s new in the culinary scene. Her career began working for Polo Ralph Lauren before earning her Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications at Emerson College. She’s had over 10 years of agency experience and a demonstrated history working in the public relations and communications industry.
Her approach to PR includes a strategic execution while maintaining longstanding relationships with media across print, online and broadcast. As an experienced Co-founder of Lion & Lamb, Melanie has been able to deliver the results needed for her clients whether its Crisis Communications, Event Management, Media Relations or Corporate Communications in the hospitality, wellness and design industries.
Prior to co-founding Lion & Lamb, Rachel’s experience has been broad and varied. With 22 years of branding, marketing, and communications experience, previous roles include Chief Marketing Officer for Chris Blackwell’s Island Outpost Resort, Director of Marketing & Communications for Andaz by Hyatt and Senior Vice President at Dan Klores Communications (DKC).
Rachel’s extensive experience in hospitality, spirits, technology and fashion allows her to find trends across multiple industries. She has a proven track record of creating unique partnerships and relationships that have helped expand awareness of the companies and brands she’s worked with. A Boston native with 17 years in New York and four years in London & Northern Ireland, Rachel continues to travel the world exploring and uncovering what people are looking for next.