Aaryn Richard

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Strategic Storyteller & Communications Manager

Aaryn is our communications strategist. He comes to the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation as a seasoned, committed storyteller, connecting our audiences with vibrant content and focusing the spotlight on the hard work of MSU’s student ventures. Although a strict adherent to The Chicago Manual of Style, he’s still permitted to talk to the press. 

Alongside his team of wunderkind interns, he assists in the production & co-hosting of the Burgess Institute’s podcast, Hatchcast.

A Michigan native, Aaryn earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Literature from Central Michigan University. Discovering that Mount Pleasant is a misnomer, Aaryn moved to Colorado to hike actual mountains. He earned his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing at Colorado State University.