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Ariana Nelson

Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations

Ariana Nelson serves as Head of Investor Relations for Platform Ventures where she is responsible for creating and maintaining strategic partnerships with current and prospective investors and consultants while enhancing the investor experience and fundraising process. Ariana brings more than 17 years of investor relations, business development, and marketing experience.

Previously, Ariana was Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations at Kayne Anderson Real Estate where she was responsible for overseeing and managing investor communications and reporting, public relations, fundraising initiatives, and collaborated across all departments to drive business development goals through the capital raising cycle. Her prior experience also includes serving as Vice President of Investor Relations at American Realty Advisors where she oversaw various internal teams managing investor portfolio and reporting needs, developed and implemented content creation, maintained strategic relationships with institutional investors and consultants, and developed innovative marketing strategies and campaigns for the institutional and retail channels. She started her career at Epoch Investment Partners in New York leading global institutional marketing and client communications efforts.

Ariana earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Management and International Business from Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business.