Skip to content

Ariana Olshan

Health Care Chief of Staff (she/her)

Headshot of Ariana Olshan
Todd Spoth

Ariana serves as strategic partner and counsel to Health Care leadership and staff; manages operational activities and cross-cutting projects; and develops and maintains interdepartmental relationships. She also helps to identify and manage philanthropic opportunities that advance the overarching objectives of the Health Care portfolio.

Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Ariana was a senior associate at The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she worked to improve patient safety by promoting antibiotic stewardship across health care settings. Before that, she served as a director of grants and federal affairs at a boutique consulting firm where she developed and managed funding procurement and federal affairs strategies for a broad portfolio of health, academic, and other non-profit clients.

Ariana graduated cum laude from the George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and dual minors in psychology and Spanish and Latin American languages, literatures, and cultures.

Headshot of Ariana Olshan
Todd Spoth
Meet the Team



Arnold Ventures funds projects to understand problems and identify policy solutions.

Map of the U.S. made of Arnold Ventures icons