Ariadne Manikas


In her role as Senior Account Executive, Ariadne supports the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in assessment operations for the U.S. Department of Education, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), as well as providing general public relations and media monitoring support. She is also part of Hager Sharp’s quality control team.

Prior to Hager Sharp, Ariadne served as a communications coordinator at Virginia Tech in the Division of Human Resources and held a number of internships, including at Virginia Tech, in Congressman Donald S. Beyer Jr.’s congressional office, and on Virginia Delegate Chris Hurst’s first campaign. When she isn’t working, Ariadne can be found reading, playing tennis, or enjoying a cup of coffee (iced, of course). Ariadne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Journalism, with a minor in Political Science, from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.

Ariadne is often found cheering on VT’s football team. Go Hokies!