In his role with Taste of the Nation, Mislang will help raise awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in Santa Barbara County; maintain the website; provide design support; and educate the general public about the mission of this valuable organization. Mislang is the Principal for M4 Interactive, a Santa Barbara-based graphic design and web development company and has over 12 years experience in print and digital media. He has led website development for clients such as USC, Stanford University, The Huntington Library, The LA Lakers Store, The Price Is Right Store, Agent18, and many more. In addition, Mislang has worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations including International Chiari Association, National Association of Women Business Owners, Organic Soup Kitchen, John Wayne Cancer Institute, and Young Storytellers Foundation. Mislang majored in Communications with an emphasis on Marketing at UCSB and lives in Santa Barbara, CA with his wonderful wife and 4 children. For tickets or information please visit

“We are very fortunate to have Ruben on our communications team,” said Jessica Knight, Event Chairperson. “With his web and design skills we are able to produce truly creative advertising and collateral materials which are sure to get the community’s attention. Having this support has really rounded out the outreach efforts for our 5th annual event on May 20th.”

About the Taste of the Nation

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit, is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Through its No Kid Hungry Campaign™, —a national effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015—Share Our Strength ensures children in need are enrolled in effective federal nutrition programs, invests in community organizations fighting hunger, teaches families how to cook healthy meals on a budget, and builds public-private partnerships to end hunger, both nationally and at the state level. This year’s sole beneficiary is Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. One hundred percent of ticket sales support Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger.


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