Professor Melissa A. Rosati, CPCC, is a certified professional co-active coach (CPCC) and the owner of Melissa’s Coaching Studio, LLC. Her clients include the Institut Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, and individual writers and artists.

An award-winning publisher, Professor Rosati has lead strategic initiatives and teams in the areas of business planning, reorganization, partnerships, content acquisition, print and digital product development, contract negotiation, staff training and development, and global market planning for publishers such as HarperCollins College, Van Nostrand Reinhold, Routledge, and McGraw-Hill International. These experiences and skills enriched Professor Rosati’s approach to coaching and consulting with clients who face daunting professional challenges.

At Pace University, where Professor Rosati is an adjunct faculty member in the Master of Science in Publishing program, she co-leads the U.S.-China Publishing Dialogue and designs and delivers executive leadership seminars for the top management of China’s premier media conglomerates, including China Publishing Group Corporation (CPGC), Phoenix Publishing and Media Group (PPMG), and Hunan Publishing.  These seminars grapple with the profound structural changes in the global consumption and distribution of print and digital content. She is also co-founder of Writers, Readers, Publishers: Present Tense, Future Bold, a special-interest group focused on publishing issues in our culture and society.

Professor Rosati earned her coaching certification from the Coaches Training Institute. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation, the Creativity Coaching Association, and the Women’s National Book Association.  Currently, Professor Rosati has several projects in development about women working in writing and the arts. She lives in New York City with her husband Michael and her cat, Social Media Max.

The Pace Publishing Blog featured Professor Rosati in the “Faculty in the Spotlight” series in February 2012.