Chris Akins owns and operates Akins Campaign Strategy.
Chris has 15 years experience in volunteer and paid political campaigns.
He has served as the Chairman of Wakulla County Republican Executive Committee and served as North Florida Field Director for the Republican Party of Florida where he put together and executed the plan for the Rural County Initiative, putting much needed resources into smaller north Florida counties. Many of these counties went on to win their first Republican victories since Reconstruction.
He has worked at the American Road and Transportation Builders Association in Washington, DC, the United Way of the Big Bend in Tallahassee, and performed grasstops contract work for OnPoint Advocacy in Alexandria, Virginia.
Most recently Chris served as Newt 2012’s Tallahassee and North Florida Regional Director. Newt won 33 of Florida’s 67 counties, most all of these in north Florida within Chris’ territory.
He currently works at the Department of Corrections and serves as Executive Director of the Corrections Foundation.
Chris is also the father to a daughter. His hobbies include attending hard rock and heavy metal concerts whenever and wherever he can, collecting guitars and effects pedals, photography, and kitchen experiments, AKA cooking.