Ismael Arcelay, MBA

Director, Community Affairs


Dynamic, articulate communications professional with significant successes in program development and implementation, strategic campaign planning, creative development, and multi-faceted communications strategies designed to reach broad or specific targets. 

Skilled strategist with expertise in vision leadership for internal and external communications. Solutions-oriented marketing professional highly skilled in promoting inclusion programs in business, government, and educational environments to achieve organizational goals.

Proficient in relationship building, conflict-resolution, public relations, presentations and networking. Diverse experience in creative and administrative management. Bilingual: English and Spanish.

Areas Of Expertise


  • Communications Management

  • Strategic Analysis, Planning

  • Public Relations, Promotions

  • Marketing

  • Crises Response, Diplomacy

  • Internal/External Communications

  • Program Development

  • Campaign Creation

  • Campaign Creation

  • Project Design, Management

  • Relationship Management

  • Communications Strategies

  • Research, Analysis

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Team Leadership


Key Skills Assessment

  • Ability to bring together diverse leaders to create productive and beneficial community programs.
  • Highly skilled in fostering productive collaboration among diverse parties to solve complex issues.
  • Articulate spokesperson with deep understanding of policies and objectives to provide effective communication.
  • Ability to cultivate valuable relationships with major business leaders, corporate and associations
    C-Suite Executives, and leaders of governments, colleges, and universities.
    • Develop and moderate dynamic panels to facilitate public engagement and collaboration.
    • Expertise in developing, pitching and constructing pertinent information to news & media organizations and achieving effective promotional results.
    • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex issues in comprehensible and relative context.