Elizabeth Friedland has been accepted into the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for communications, public relations, public affairs and media relations executives. To date, Friedland is the only member from Indiana. She is director of communications for Appirio. 

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their personal brand — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.