Chris Lukach, APR
Chris Lukach is president of AKCG – Public Relations Counselors where he brings his strategic counseling and planning skills to help clients in the health care, education and chemical industries grow and preserve their bottom lines.
Chris heads the AKCG issues and crisis communications practice. He has been instrumental in developing issues and crisis communications plans and consulting with clients facing crises in the health care, higher education, information services, chemical manufacturing and financial industries. Chris also leads the firm’s spokesperson training team.
A frequent lecturer and author on social media, Chris spearheads the AKCG social media practice. He develops social media programs for AKCG’s clients, particularly for education, health care, social service and nonprofit clients seeking ways to use social media to engage with discrete audience segments.
Since 2008, Chris has been a member of the Community Advisory Board of WHYY, Inc., the Philadelphia region’s PBS network affiliate. He is an accredited member of PRSA and is active with its Philadelphia chapter. Chris is a former president and chairman of PPRA. In addition, he is a featured columnist in Philly Ad News.
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. He was active in the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) where, as Rowan’s chapter president, he led his group to be recognized as the “Outstanding Chapter in the Nation.” In 2009, Chris was inducted into the Rowan University PRSSA Hall of Fame.