Meet the Team

ANDREA AKER | CEO & President

Andrea is an expert communicator and business strategist with a reputation for tenacity, perseverance and honesty.

Andrea Aker Bio

VALLIERE JONES | Director of Public Relations

Valliere Jones is a public relations agency veteran, having spent 25 years in the trenches writing arresting copy, generating media coverage and garnering awards for clients in a variety of industries.

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ROB DILORENZO | Creative Director

Rob DiLorenzo is a collaborative partner serving as Aker Ink’s Creative Director. Uber-creative, strategic and thoughtful with all things design and development, Rob elevates brands and turns even the most complex visions into reality.

Rob DiLorenzo Bio

BRI GIBSON | Marketing Manager

Bri Gibson offers expertise in project management, strategic planning and data-driven decision making as Marketing Manager for Aker Ink.

Bri Gibson Bio

TIM GALLEN | Senior Account Executive

After a decade of reporting the news, Tim Gallen now plays a key role in telling the stories of Aker Ink clients as a Senior Account Executive.

Tim Gallen Bio

KATY SPRINGER | Account Executive

Katy Springer is a 20-year PR veteran whose experience spans healthcare, education, consumer and hospitality, finance and B2B.

Katy Springer Bio

DANIEL ZIFFER | Digital Marketing Strategist

Sharp, nimble and invaluable, Daniel Ziffer serves as Aker Ink’s digital Swiss Army Knife, guiding companies with their website and inbound strategies.

Daniel Ziffer Bio

BIANCA MARTINEZ | Social Media Strategist

Dedicated, creative and energetic, Bianca Martinez is responsible for executing all facets of organic and paid social media campaigns as a Social Media Strategist with Aker Ink.

HANNAH TRULL | Copywriter

Aker Ink’s resident wordsmith Hannah Trull excels at devising dynamic, compelling copy that generates results. Having captivated English- and Spanish-speaking audiences alike, she believes powerful storytelling is at the root of any brand’s long-term success.

NIKKI RODRIGUEZ | PR Account Coordinator

Exposed to a variety of approaches and techniques while working at Chicago PR agencies, PR Account Coordinator Nikki Rodriguez brings valuable perspective to Aker Ink while playing a pivotal role in keeping projects and accounts organized and on track.

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