New York, NY
Born and raised in Palm Beach, Florida seeing her parents entrepreneurial spirit in growing their catering business, Ariana has developed a valuable understanding and passion for the industry of marketing, events, public relations, advertising, and more recently, social media, which she incorporates into her personal and professional life. Her personal passions include cosmetics, blogging, traveling and her Panhellenic sorority Alpha Xi Delta. Throughout middle school and high school, she volunteered her time shadowing public relations professionals at well-known, successful companies such as Bloomingdales and Hospice. Throughout college, she has had 7 internships and 2 long-term jobs with a focus social media and marketing. In her sophomore year, Ariana was accepted into the advertising/public relations limited access program as her major. This past summer, she landed an Account Executive Intern position at MRY, a leading full-service social media marketing agency in Manhattan, and used her time to network with professionals in the city to gain insight and advice on how to break into the industry. Upon graduating in May 2013, she will be immediately relocating to New York City to pursue her dream marketing career in the cosmetics industry.