At Articulate, every account team includes proven staff that combines financial, technology, PR and marketing expertise with unmatched industry knowledge and influencer relationships. Each team is chosen based on specific client requirements to ensure we deploy the optimal mix of industry experience, market knowledge and agility to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Senior Team


Audra Tiner, CEO

Audra is CEO at Articulate and has spent almost 15 years working with clients in the financial services and technology sectors. She taps her deep industry knowledge to help her clients create consistent corporate messaging, devise global strategy and execute analyst, media, internal communications, marketing and social media campaigns.

Throughout her career, Audra has worked closely with senior executives at brand names such as Intel, Thomson Reuters and Sapient Global Markets; market-defining players in the financial services and technology space including Portware, Omgeo and BAE Systems Detica; and pioneering start-ups and industry groups like Dataminr, OpenGamma and the EDM Council.

PR SourceCode has named Audra a Top Tech Communicator – a distinction designed to recognize the 30 best technology PR practitioners in the U.S., determined by editorial staff from more than 300 IT publications. Audra developed her expertise earlier in her career with roles at SeeBeyond (now Oracle), Progress Software and Cambridge Technology Group. She holds a bachelor's degree cum laude from Brandeis University. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors at LSA Family Health Service in New York, NY.

Eric Hazard, Head of Social Media and Vice President

Eric brings 13 years of experience to Articulate Communications that combines financial advisory, corporate treasury, business journalism and public relations. His distinctive background provides Articulate’s clients with a unique vantage point into the financial services industry, allowing them to tailor their messages across the financial supply chain to quickly launch products, enter new markets and deploy market strategies.

As head of Articulate’s social media practice, Eric develops strategies for Articulate’s clients that are clearly defined for the unique attributes of each social media platform. He has published articles on the use of social media in financial services and was named by Securities Technology Monitor as a financial technology Twitter account to follow. Throughout his career he has represented some of the top brands in the financial services industry, including Charles Schwab, Deutsche Bank, Ashmore Investment Management and SWIFT.

Eric began his career at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter as a financial advisor, where he obtained his Series 7, 31 and 66 securities licenses, and transitioned into journalism at Asset International, writing for PLANSPONSOR and Global Custodian. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Texas A&M University-Commerce.