Chief Communications Officer
Arielle joined the firm in 2020 and is responsible for all aspects of the firm's communications. As a corporate strategist and creative, she oversees Ariel's media relations, public affairs, philanthropy, internal communications, corporate and executive leadership communications, branding, and marketing initiatives. Arielle also sits on the firm’s Operating Committee. She represents Ariel on the Public Communications Committee for the Investment Company Institute (ICI). Prior to Ariel, Arielle worked for Edelman, the world's largest communications consulting firm. There, she served as Executive Vice President & Transaction Director in the Financial Communications & Capital Markets practice. She formerly held a variety of positions at global PR firm Weber Shandwick, a subsidiary of IPG, within its Financial Communications, Crisis Communications & Issues Management, and Corporate Reputation Management practices. In her spare time, she is an investor and advisor to two early stage companies; sits on the National Advisory Board of Yellowstone National Park's foundation; the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Public Relations; the Board of Directors of The Harbor Sciences & Arts Charter School; the Steering Committee for the Young Fellows of The Frick Collection Museum; and the President's Council of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. She is also a Founding Member of Chief, a private club for senior women executives. Arielle graduated with an AB in Classics from Princeton University.