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Arron Neal

Chief Strategy Officer

Pronouns: She / Her / Hers

Arron Neal is Chief Strategy Officer for Mission Partners, a B Corp social impact agency. In this role, Arron provides strategic counsel, expertise and direct client services to support Mission Partners’ long-term growth throughout North America. 

Arron first joined the team in 2009 to provide communications and special event support for the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition designed to spur innovation in fuel-efficient passenger vehicles. Arron’s management of a 500-member press corps for the very first X PRIZE for suborbital space in 2004 and her intimate knowledge of the X PRIZE Foundation as its former interim vice president of communications helped drive media strategy and success for the automotive competition. Since then, Arron has delivered vital support as strategist and project manager clients, across a number of issue areas, including STEM education, philanthropy, health, clean-tech, social justice, consumer safety, journalism, and the arts. 

Prior to Mission Partners, Arron leveraged her expertise in strategic campaign planning and media relations to support boutique public relations agencies, nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education, including the University of Southern California Annenberg School, The University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. 

She has managed corporate communications for the nation’s leading broadline dietary supplement brand, supported promotional efforts for independent feature films, national award shows, and other special events. 

Arron received her bachelor’s degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Recent Articles by Arron Neal

  • Our Commitment to Racial Equity: A Progress Report

    In July 2020, Mission Partners published a Race Equity Action Plan, a collection of our commitments and actions to advance racial equity […]

  • Standing with our Asian American Colleagues, Friends, and Family

    Mission Partners is committed to the principles of racial justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to understanding and acknowledging historical and ongoing racism. We are committed to challenging racism and […]

  • Balancing Parenting and Productivity

    By: Arron Neal, Mission Partners Chief Strategy Officer + May Robinson, Mission Partners Director of Community Engagement The balancing act […]