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, 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.

Diana Kearns-Manolatos, Senior Account Manager

Diana has spent almost ten years working with global financial services and enterprise technology companies to develop and deliver impactful messaging, launch new products, manage marketing programs and frame thought leadership campaigns. At Articulate, she works with global brands such as Sapient Global Markets, Mambu, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence and Savi to increase their share of voice in the financial services, government/defense, energy, cyber security and technology sectors.

Diana joined Articulate from Aspectus PR, where she represented several premier financial services and technology firms including Fidessa, NICE Actimize, eFront, Omega ATS, Cordium (formerly HedgeOp Compliance) and MoneyGuidePro. Her issues-driven campaigns focused on topics such as know your customer (KYC) and suitability requirements, account opening, money laundering and fraud, trade and workflow automation, mobile enablement and the convergence of cybercrime and financial crime.

Earlier in her career, Diana led marketing and communications at capital markets consultancy Accounting & Compliance International (ACI) and Crain Communications’ Financial Week, and also held roles at Cohn & Wolfe (WPP) and Maslansky and Partners (Omnicom), where she worked with clients including UBS, Pfizer, and Microsoft. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Fordham University.

Adrienne Robbins, Operations Director

Adrienne brings more than twelve years’ operations and project management experience to Articulate, where she oversees agency operations, client service and office management to build and streamline systems that drive a fast-paced and thriving agency environment. She directs the company's communications systems, human resources and vendor relationships, and works with management on revenue projects and financial targets to help the company manage its rapid growth and implement systems that ensure all staff can perform at their peak.

Prior to Articulate Adrienne held operational and project management roles at mid-sized firms including NPA (National Promotions & Advertising) and Charles Sheppard, Inc. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Arizona State University.