Chris Akerley

Chris Akerley

Director of Operations

Chris Akerley is an operations and marketing professional based in New York.  He gained valuable operations experience working at AmerisourceBergen providing specialty logistics for the pharmaceutical industry, where he was responsible for coordinating highly sensitive and valuable shipments globally.  In his role as Director of Operations at Global Diversity Marketing (GDM), Chris is responsible for the daily operations and services of the firm.  This includes project management, client communications, marketing strategy and execution, email campaigns, copywriting, scheduling, and technology management.

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from James Madison University in 2011.  While at JMU, Chris was a member of the club lacrosse team and Vice President of Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity.  During high school, he was a member of the two-time New York State champion and three-time Long Island champion Huntington men’s lacrosse team.  His interests include sports, politics, food, reading, hiking and traveling.