Ariel is a proud Georgia native. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Management Information Systems. Prior to Stern, she was an IT Business Analyst for UPS. After earning her MBA, Ariel plans to pursue a career in finance. She is extremely passionate about promoting diversity and increasing minority representation in business. Ariel serves on the boards of the Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students and Stern Women in Business. In her free time, she likes to explore new restaurants, binge watch the latest shows on Netflix and cheer on the Georgia Bulldogs.