Meet the Team

ANDREA AKER | President & CEO

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

TIM GALLEN | 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 an 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

SCOTT BUFFON | Account Executive

With an undeniable knack for identifying newsworthy stories, Scott Buffon serves as an Account Executive with Aker Ink.

Scott Buffon Bio

BRI GIBSON | Marketing Specialist

Bri Gibson brings fresh eyes and an eagerness to help clients achieve their business development goals in her role as Marketing Specialist with Aker Ink.

Bri Gibson Bio

TATUM SHACKLETT | Social Media Strategist

Known for her data-driven approach, Tatum Shacklett is responsible for executing all facets of organic and paid social media campaigns.

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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

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