Mariellen is an innovative marketing and communications leader with management experience in both in-house and agency environments. Mariellen has brought best practices, strong relationships with regional and national media and thorough campaign execution to her clients. Her career focus in the public affairs, higher education, and tourism sectors has given her a strong record of success in effective team leadership and collaboration in the areas of communication, marketing, fundraising and strategic partnerships. At RCG, Mariellen oversees a team focusing on banking/charitable giving, manufacturing, consumer and insurance. Mariellen formerly served as Senior Associate Director of Public Affairs at Suffolk University and served as Executive Director of Destination Salem in Salem, Massachusetts. Director of Special Events and Programs at the University of Massachusetts Boston and also was an Executive Associate to former Boston Mayor Kevin H, White.