Arielle Baran

Associate Director of Communications

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Arielle is an Associate Director of Communications at the Hub.

Prior to joining the team, Arielle worked as a Director at Derris for nearly a decade, advising nonprofits, startups, global companies and public figures on brand and communications strategy. During her tenure at Derris, Arielle led several clients teams in messaging development, storytelling, media relations and crisis management. She also ran the company’s internal media training practice, preparing spokespeople for broadcast appearances, off-screen interviews and speaking engagements.

A California native, Arielle began her career interning at FRONTLINE PBS in the Boston area, where she graduated from Tufts University with a double major in sociology and community health. During her free time, Arielle can be found dancing, hiking or eating cheese.