Aracely Ferraresi

Aracely Ferraresi joined Emerald in June 2021 as Research Director, Xcelerator. In this role she leads market research initiatives which fuel the Xcelerator launch pipeline and provides strategic support to portfolio leads in building launch strategies. 

Aracely has 20 years’ experience in working within the B2B realm. She has a diverse background that includes marketing, finance, product management, technology implementation and has led strategic projects at large corporations such as American Express, American Express GBT, and Mercedes-Benz USA. While at American Express GBT she received the company’s 2017 Pacesetter Award and the Innovation Award six out of seven consecutive years. She was also a key contributor to various strategic client wins including Disney, Merck, and others.   

Aracely holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from The New School in New York City. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and public speaking, and she is current president of the Emerald Toastmasters Club. She is also a lot stronger than she looks as she holds a national title in the sport of powerlifting. Aracely grew up in New Jersey and currently resides in Weston, Florida, with her husband Anthony and son Apolo.