Each week, we will profile an innovator featured in the 2023 edition of Az Business Leaders magazine. Today, meet Andrea Aker, CEO and president of Aker Ink PR & Marketing.

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Andrea Aker, president and CEO, Aker Ink PR & Marketing

Background: As founder and CEO of Aker Ink PR & Marketing, Aker is known for her perseverance, honesty and results-driven approach. Lauded for her mastery of messaging and knack for resolving complex communication challenges, she helps companies of all sizes break into new markets and achieve exponential growth. A community mainstay, Aker currently serves on the board of directors of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and the Arizona Innovation Marketing Association.

Leadership style: “I’m a supportive leader committed to individual growth, knowing that growth looks different for each individual on a team. I also seek to find the right balance among confidence, decisiveness and adaptability. Different situations call for different strengths and leadership styles.”

Leadership values: “As a leader, I think it’s important to demonstrate loyalty, integrity and honesty. Saying is one thing, doing is another. The greatest leaders lead by example, and I continually strive to live to up to these values on a daily basis.”

About Az Business Leaders: AZ Business Leaders is an annual business-to-business publication that combines the who’s who of Arizona business community with their valuable leadership advice and knowledge. The magazine is published by AZ Big Media. To learn more about Az Business Leaders, contact Sheri Brown, director of sales.