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Mary Elliott Aderholt to join ACN

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Alabama Capital Network is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Mary Elliott Aderholt. Aderholt is a recent graduate from the School of Public Relations at Auburn University and will be relocating this June to work full-time in ACN’s headquarters in Birmingham.

As Business Development Specialist at ACN, she will work across the network’s operations with responsibilities ranging from early startup identification and screening to member experience enhancement and event management.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Mary Elliott join us,” said Joshua Jones, ACN’s Chief Executive Officer. “She brings an incredible experience beyond her years. Mary Elliott has proven to be incredibly proficient in building rapport in the startup community, in her communications with members, and her salient ability to read a room and understand how to connect people in meaningful ways.”

During her studies at Auburn, Mary Elliott served as Director of Government Relations for the SGA, was President of Chi Omega sorority, and completed an internship in Washington DC in the office of the Vice President, where she served as a Domestic Policy Intern.

“The Alabama Capital Network is a leader in fostering the growth of innovation in our state and the hiring of Mary Elliott Aderholt is a great addition to their talented team,” said Zeke Smith, Alabama Power Executive Vice President of External Affairs and President of the Alabama Innovation Commission’s Advisory Council. “I have known Mary Elliott for many years and it is encouraging to see one of our graduates remain in Alabama to help build the future of our great state.”