Chris Lukach, APR, is CEO of AKCG – Public Relations Counselors, a national public relations consultancy with deep experience in crisis and issue preparedness. As CEO, Chris heads the AKCG issues and crisis communications practice.
He has been instrumental in developing issues and crisis communications plans and consulting with the firm’s clients on sensitive and pivotal matters. A frequent lecturer and author on a range of topics, Chris also leads the firm’s spokesperson training and social media teams.
Chris serves on the boards of directors of WHYY, Inc., the Philadelphia region’s leading public media affiliate, and the Philadelphia Public Relations Association, the region’s independent association for public relations professionals.
Chris is a magna cum laude graduate of Rowan University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a specialization in public relations. In 2018, he was named the university’s “Distinguished Alumnus.” He earned his Master of Legal Studies from Drexel University.
Read more about Chris’ expertise in crisis and issues management on the #AKCGteam blog here.