Melissa Pastore is a seasoned PR and communications professional, with a decade of experience working with global fashion and accessories brands including Swarovski and LACOSTE. She currently holds the role of Public Relations Manager at LACOSTE, where she is responsible for developing and executing a U.S. press strategy for the brand. Melissa holds a B.A. in broadcast journalism and policy studies from Syracuse University, where she was dually enrolled in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Maxwell School.