Throughout his career, Chris has advocated for mission-driven organizations using compelling communications and public relations strategies. As principal of Berger Brands and director of global social impact at Weber Shandwick, he has represented clients including Cargill, the American Refugee Committee, Wallin Education Partners, CogCubed, NEED Magazine and Public Radio International. He has supervised teams tackling issues including corporate social responsibility, global development, human rights and environmental sustainability through strategies and programs that engage advocates for social change.
Chris supports the business and non-profit community through board service and volunteer work. He is an advisory board member for CogCubed and a board member of Global Minnesota, and previously served on the boards of Urban Boatbuilders and The Push Institute. He recently completed the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Minnesota program, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College.
Chris’s global development and communications strategy experience will be a great asset to GHR Foundation as we continue to amplify the work of our partners. Communications is integral to advancing our work as we build partnerships with public and private funders and support our grantees to most effectively address complex problems. To learn more about how GHR leverages communications to improve lives and build a better future for all, contact us.