IREON New Member Profile: Melissa Cortez

Melissa Cortez

Name: Melissa Cortez

Title: Director, Business Development

Company: 71 Visuals

Location: 95 Oser Avenue

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: Masters in Arts

First job: Marketing Coordinator @ Megaphase

First job in real estate or allied field: 71 Visuals

One word to describe your work environment: Dynamic

Two things on your bucket list: Scuba dive & seeing the pyramids in Egypt.

Favorite movie: Too many to just name one.

Favorite book: Just Kids, Patti Smith

Favorite vacation destination: Italy, even though I have only been once.

Have you ever been told you look like someone famous? Who? Lead singer from the Pussycat Dolls.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but NOT related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Too hard I’d have an all-female party- Adele, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Cher & Joan Rivers.

Rules to live by in business: Work for a company that values your work.

What is your DREAM job? (NOT your current job) Running a winery in Tuscany.