About

Holly Radel (née Freedman)

Vice President

Marketing & Communications

Holly Radel is the Vice President, Marketing and Communications at EMPEA. Holly manages communications with EMPEA Members and industry stakeholders, in addition to overseeing the EMPEA’s technology platforms. Holly’s other core responsibilities include strategic development of the association’s long-term growth initiatives and new partnerships. Previously, she worked on the programs and research teams at EMPEA.

Other prior experiences include coordinating educational programs in Maryland for international and learning disabled students, as well as development work with the World Affairs Council of Houston. Holly earned Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française at the Université Paul-Valéry in Montpellier, France and completed the first year of her graduate studies in Bologna, Italy, where she studied economics and international law. Holly graduated cum laude from Rice University with a B.A. in Policy Studies and English. She holds a M.A. (with Distinction) in International Relations and International Economics with a specialization in International Finance from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.

Email: radelh@EMPEA.net  |  Phone: +1 202 333 8171, Ext. 1234