Keith Aikens

Keith Aikens is a skilled counselor dating back to the late 1990s providing full- service account management for public sector, private sector and non- profit clients. He is a results-oriented team leader with experience managing multi- agency/multi-discipline teams. In addition to expertise developing and managing integrated strategies, including traditional and non-traditional media, Mr. Aikens is a community leader and mentor with excellent communications skills and an eye for detail. 

Recent experience and responsibilities include developing communications strategies and providing leadership for on-the-ground execution of communication-driven foundation efforts as a Communications Officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He was also responsible for managing three communications agency teams, and maintaining relationships with news media, key influencers and thought leaders, grantees and employees. 

While serving as a Vice President at Fleishman-Hillard, Mr. Aikens was responsible for developing multi-year strategic plans for CDC’s National Diabetes Education Campaign, as well as leadership for that program’s account team. He also facilitated a change management initiative to transition the National Diabetes Education Campaign in a new strategic direction.

Mr. Aikens maintains active membership in the Public Relations Society of America and the Black Public Relations Society. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Georgia State University, and is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  

Keith Aikens Principal, About Face Communications, LLC

Keith Aikens

Principal, About Face Communications, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Civic Engagement
Project Management
Public Health

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