Milan, MI

Our Team

At Rapport Innovative Marketing, our team is hard at work to make your business grow and turn your dreams into realities. Our team is always up for the next challenge and to also learn something new!
Tina Walther

I attended Coastal Carolina and have a dual degree in business and computer programming. During the course of my education and after, I moved up the ranks in the restaurant business and was the general manager of Bombay Bicycle Club, Quality Bar, and Palio in Ann Arbor. My next step was into the corporate sales arena selling receivable management services for over 10 years.

Due to my love of people and design, I endeavored into the interior design and retail business by opening two stores — Shade of the Olive and The Iron Stairs.

My current layover on this road we call life is filled with the daily tasks as owner of Rapport Innovative Marketing — which began in 2006 and continues to flourish due to our amazing clients and team of busy bees!

A2Y Regional Chamber – Marketing Committee & Ambassador
Southern Wayne Country Regional Chamber – Ambassador & Board Member
Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Area Tourism Ambassador Program – Certified Tourism Ambassador

Lia Melasi

I graduated from Madonna University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Marketing. For four years, I played soccer at the collegiate level – Go Crusaders! I am Google AdWords and Hootsuite Certified.

I have been apart of the Rapport Hive since 2014. My specialties and experiences in Marketing include but are not limited to Digital, Social Media and Email Marketing, Advertising and AdWords Campaigns, Graphic Design, Content Creation, Google Analytics, and Website Design.

Every day, I look forward to learning and growing as a team, individual, and to be able to assist our clients in order for them to succeed!

When I am not working, I enjoy traveling the world. In fact, you can often find me in Switzerland – cheese, chocolate, and mountains, do I need to say anymore? I also spend my free time at the lake and playing or watching sports. I have two dogs and an adorable niece and nephew that I adore and simply cannot get enough of! Most recently, you can find me studying the German language — please wish me luck, danke!

I am excited to be a part of the Rapport Hive to share my knowledge and expertise with our clients to compliment their vision for the future.

Renee Humes

I love meeting new people, learning new things and challenging myself. To try something new, even though I do not have a marketing background, I joined the Rapport Innovative Marketing team in the spring of 2017 as their Project Manager to help with organizing and scheduling projects. I have been swept away by them all! This amazing team is patiently guiding me through this exciting and challenging opportunity.

Magdalene Law

Magdalene graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. She has recently graduated with her Masters in Psychology. Magdalene also has a certificate in UX/ UI design. A seasoned Graphic & UX Designer, she has worked in an array of genres, ultimately finding a love for Web Design, UX/UI Design, Personality/Psychology and Branding.

When Magdalene isn’t achieving goals at work she can be found, coaching Girls Rugby in Grandville, listening to music, keeping up on the newest films, Michigan camping, going on adventures, spending time with her family/friends, house projects and participating in any sporting activity she can get her hands on.

Rachael Krawczyk
Creator of Semi-eNews

I graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Math and Computer Science Education. I taught high school math in Southeast Michigan for 3 years and recently moved to Colorado to work on a masters degree. I am halfway through my master degree in Applied Statistics and hope to one day work in sports.

I have experience in marketing, web design and web development, and have done contract work with Rapport as needed for the past few years, and I am excited to be able to be a larger part of this amazing team.

Outside of work, I enjoy reading, discovering new TV shows, and listening to and playing music. I love all things baseball, and I can often be found exploring the internet for new things to learn about.

Mariella Zanotti
TBD Specialist

I was born and raised in Italy for about 30 years prior to immigrating to the United States. My background ranges widely, from early childhood education to dance, from the travel industry to freelance translations. The common ground is my customer-oriented approach and a love of getting things organized. With a few years of experience as a Project Manager, I am happy to put my background into good use for the rest of the Rapport team and its customers.

In my spare time, I love reading, painting and going for walks. I have a passion for interior design and decoration. I also love wine, so much so that I founded my own wine importing business.

Matthew Chambers
TBD Specialist

I graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Simulation, Animation, and Gaming. My skills have prepared me to handle large and small animation projects. I also specialize in 3d modeling. I’m prepared to utilize my experience
to benefit marketing.

When I’m not working, I devote my time with family as much as possible. In addition, I remain a leading supporter and entrepreneur for my own YouTube channel. I’m thrilled to grow my design with the hive and apply my skills to achieve the future vision.

Want to collaborate on a project? Let’s talk!

Did you know?

A single honey bee will visit 50-100 flowers on a single trip out of the hive.