Joined The Staff
Favorite Thing About ACF
This is one of the most dynamic and supportive groups I’ve ever worked with, and the community generosity I get to experience every day is a bonus. I feel lucky to be part of such a diverse group.
What He Does
Chris shares the unique stories of our fundholders and grantees using the power of video, photography and social media. As our communications and community investment officer, Chris gives voice to local residents and nonprofits making an impact daily throughout our community. He also assists in our grant process and strengthens our relationship with local nonprofit organizations.
What He Did Before
Prior to joining our staff full time in 2016, Chris managed the Akron Digital Media Center, a Knight Community Information Challenge winner and community foundation-funded project to teach residents to tell their stories using cutting-edge digital media. Chris was previously a senior editor and web publisher for a group of national automotive trade magazines, and a reporter and editor for a number of local papers. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in mass media/communications from the University of Akron.