Tracy Memoli, Co-Founder
Tracy created FrutaPOP to share her love of not-so-sugary frozen cocktails & poptails with the world! With nearly 15 years as a publicist in the hospitality & leisure industry, Tracy is the Director of Social Media for Dessert Professional Magazine. Tracy has served as a judge in the International Chocolate Awards and at SIGEP, the world's largest gelato and pastry trade show in the world. Her work has also appeared in Elite Daily, Eat Up New York and several other publications. Tracy is the founder of Suite & Savory, a luxury food and travel blog and resides in New York City. Tracy is a graduate of the University of North Florida with a degree in Communications.
Tracy has appeared on the Dr.Oz show and has been quoted in U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, TheStreet.com, Destination Weddings & Events and The Daily Meal.
Laurance Rassin, Co-Founder
Laurance brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing and brand strategy, with a focus on start-up brand strategy and positioning. He is a graduate of The American University with a degree in Communications.
Rassin was the first contemporary artist to preside over the closing bell at NASDAQ and has appeared on WNBC NY, Bravo and MTV Networks. He has been quoted in the Financial Times, Newsweek, Associated Press and The New York Daily News.
Marisa Barnard, Social Media
I’m Marisa Barnard–jack of all trades, master of some. Part time philosopher, full time adventurer. Avid wine drinker and professional iPhone 6 photographer. Born in Florida, raised in Connecticut. I attended Connecticut College and graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Dance. Shortly after graduating college, I moved to Manhattan to pursue a career in modeling. My interests include health and wellness, the arts, cooking, and exploring NYC.