Romney office announces staff changes

U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today announced the following changes to his communications staff:

Brianna Manzelli, Communications Director 

Brianna previously worked at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), where she led the agency’s public affairs division during the Boeing 737 Max response. Prior to her tenure at the FAA, she served as communications director for the Senate Commerce Committee under the leadership of Chairmen John Thune (R-SD) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). Brianna is a New England native, hailing from outside of Boston.

Paige Waltz, Deputy Communications Director

Paige previously served as Senator Romney’s digital director, as well as communications director of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies. She previously worked in the communications shop of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). Paige is a native of Virginia, and she received her B.A. from Virginia Tech and her master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Arielle Mueller, Press Secretary

Arielle has been serving as U.S. Senator Romney’s press secretary for the past two years. She previously worked as press secretary for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). She currently serves on the executive board for the Senate Press Secretaries Association. Before moving to Washington, she lived in Spain, where she received her master’s degree from the Universidad de Alcalá. A native of Minnesota, Arielle earned her B.A. in History and Spanish from Hillsdale College in Michigan.
Dilan Maxfield, Deputy Press Secretary and Digital Director

Dilan previously worked as digital director for U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND). Prior to working in Senator Cramer’s office, he began his career on Capitol Hill as a staff assistant for Senator Romney. A native of Utah, Dilan graduated from Brigham Young University.