Arielle Patrick is Chief Communications Officer at Ariel Investments, a global investment firm with $18.3 billion in assets under management as of 12/31/21. Arielle sits on Ariel’s Operating Committee and Risk Committee. She leads an integrated team that handles all communications for the firm and its private equity subsidiary, Ariel Alternatives. This includes: media relations, government affairs, philanthropy, marketing, internal communications, corporate and executive leadership communications, branding and creative. Arielle represents the firm on the Investment Company Institute (ICI) Public Communications Committee and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
In her spare time, she is an investor in two early stage companies and an advisor to a venture capital firm. Arielle sits on the Board of Directors (Finance & Audit Committee) for Yellowstone National Park’s foundation; the Board of Trustees (Nominating Committee) of the Institute for Public Relations; the Board of Directors (Chair, Development Committee) of The Harbor Sciences & Arts Charter School, and the Board of Directors of Chelsea Factory, an arts & culture organization founded by First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC). She also volunteers on 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. Arielle is a Founding Member of Chief.
Arielle graduated from Princeton University, where she studied in the Department of Classics with a concentration on Ancient Greek and Latin language, literature and history.