Arielle Patrick is a senior vice president in the Financial Communications & Capital Markets group at the world’s largest PR firm, Edelman. She is an advisor to C-suite executives and boards of directors of public and private companies, providing counsel on communications strategies for all stakeholders in financial special situations and crisis management. Areas of focus include: mergers & acquisitions, bankruptcy/ restructuring, other sensitive transactions, and litigation. In her spare time, she sits on the Board of Trustees of The Harbor Sciences & Arts Charter School; the National Advisory Council of the Yellowstone Park Foundation; and the Leadership Council for the Special Olympics of New York. She is also Fundraising Chair of the Princeton Tigerlilies Alumni Board. At Princeton, Patrick studied in the Department of Classics with a concentration on Ancient Greek and Latin language, literature and history. She completed her senior thesis, titled “The Princeps and his Publicist: Public Relations in the Neronian Empire,” which explored the relationship between Roman emperor Nero and his advisor, Seneca.