Chris Gunkel Executive Director, Organizational Development

Chris Gunkel

Chris Gunkel is our Executive Director of Organizational Development for Major, Lindsey & Africa and Allegis Partners. In this role, Chris supports the growth of both organizations, both in service offerings and geographical locations, while assisting the organization strategically and tactically.

Chris and his wife, Kim, reside in Baltimore City, Md., and have a son and a daughter, Liam Patrick and Sadie Olivia. He enjoys outdoor activities of all sorts, boating and spending time with his family.

Experience

Chris joined Major, Lindsey & Africa following a 19-year career with Aerotek, an Allegis Group company. While there, he held several senior-level positions including most recently, director of human resources. In this position, Chris was responsible for overseeing all HR functions for the Central, Midwest, Northeast and Canadian regions as well as strategic sales and operations. These regions were responsible for over $2 billion in annual revenue.

Prior to his career in human resources, Chris spent 12 years in sales and operations, serving as a recruiter, salesperson, director of business operations and a director within professional development.

Education

University of Phoenix: M.B.A.

Loyola University in Maryland: B.A.

Associations

Professional Development:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Executive education certificate program. Courses include: Strategic Alignment and Prioritization

Cornell University-ILR School: Executive education certificate program. Courses include: Fundamentals of Compensation; and Diversity Retention in the Workplace

University of Virginia-Darden School: Executive education certificate program. Courses include: HR Strategy and the Workplace

Affiliations:

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Equal Employment Advisory Council (EEAC)

Towers Watson HR Advisory Council (Baltimore Chapter)

Aerotek Diversity Councils (Central Region and SS&O)

Loyola University Stickmen's Club, Board of Directors