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Tristen Shorter

Associate, Communications

As a Communications Associate, Tristen is the glue that holds our integrated team together – working with both the brand and marketing team and the public relations team. She supports the advisors and directors as they research, plan and execute brand, marketing, communications and public relations activities. Tristen coordinates projects assuring alignment between team members, deadlines are met and timelines are followed. 


Tristen has a background in community and government relations, developing corporate best practices and researching diversity and inclusion initiatives. She served as an intern at several local companies and government entities such as Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the Milwaukee Brewers and the United States House of Representatives. 


Tristen is a proud Milwaukee native and graduate of Marquette University’s College of Communication, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and political science and a master’s degree in communication. She served as a teaching assistant, research assistant, volunteer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society. 


Outside of work, Tristen enjoys binge-watching Netflix, discovering new restaurants and volunteering.