Alyssa Mako

Alyssa Mako

Social Media & Marketing Strategist

Alyssa Mako is the Social Media and Marketing Strategist for the Family Nutrition Program. Her role includes creating and sharing content about nutrition and exercise with the Family Nutrition Program’s social media followers, developing online marketing initiatives to reach and engage with potential participants, optimizing search results for the Family Nutrition Program’s website and blog, creating social media strategies to promote initiatives, events, and classes, and increasing an overall awareness about the Family Nutrition Program’s work in communities throughout Virginia. 

Alyssa is a born and bred New Englander who moved from Maine to Virginia in 2014. She graduated from the University of Maine in Orono with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Education. After graduation, she worked for a Maine-based digital marketing agency where she learned about the power of social media and the ways businesses and organizations can harness this power for their own marketing efforts. She worked in this field for four years developing online marketing and advertising strategies for small- and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States and Canada. 

Alyssa Mako