Miller Winston

Miller Winston

Senior Associate

Miller Winston specializes in communications efforts across crises, special situations and transactions. She has worked on dozens of shareholder activism campaigns, with a focus on materials development and strategic positioning for both issuers and investors. She also manages communications programs for leading alternative asset managers, helping firms to build and establish their brands through message development, media engagement, thought leadership and executive positioning.

Prior to joining Longacre Square, Miller spent four years on the special situations team at Sloane & Company. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Bela Kirpalani

Bela Kirpalani

Senior Associate

Bela Kirpalani specializes in managing communications for corporate governance issues, complex transactions and shareholder activism campaigns. She has worked on dozens of shareholder activism situations, positioning both issuers and investors to win support from shareholders and influential proxy advisory firms. Her areas of focus include governance and financial analysis, content development and materials creation, and strategic press engagement.

Prior to joining Longacre Square Partners, Bela worked in the special situations practice at Profile Advisors and in the financial communications practice at Edelman. She previously spent two years as a freelance sports reporter covering the WNBA and NBA. Bela holds a B.A. in History with a minor in Journalism from New York University.


Ashley Areopagita

Ashley Areopagita

Senior Associate

Ashley Areopagita manages the day-to-day communications initiatives for clients across the asset management, real estate and technology sectors. She helps clients burnish and elevate their brands through strategic press engagement, thought leadership, social media, and website and content development. In addition, she supports many of the firm’s crisis and special situations mandates.

Earlier in her career, Ashley held positions of increasing seniority at Profile Advisors, and most recently was on the communications team at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management, where she specialized in internal and executive communications, corporate positioning and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives. Ashley holds a B.A. in Public Relations and Economics from Penn State University.