Associate Director, Local Government Affairs
San Francisco Director
Ariane joined Genentech’s Government Affairs team in 2011. She came to Genentech with a unique blend of corporate and public sector experience. In addition to working for companies such as Gap Inc., Ariane spent the formative part of her career in public service where she served as Special Assistant for the Honorable Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. Over her career, Ariane also worked with local community development organizations such as Young Community Developers Inc., Urban Economic Development Corporation and Habitat for Humanity.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ariane earned her B.A. in Law and Society from UC Santa Barbara and her J.D. from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC. Ariane is an active member of the California State Bar. Her past and present affiliations include Board Member for Housing Conservation and Development Corporation and Board Member for Katherine Delmar Burke School.
Ariane currently resides in Berkeley, California with her husband Costolino and two foster daughters, Tanya and Leah. Her interests include classic films and Brazilian dance. She prefers to spend her personal time with family and friends.