In addition to leading digital programs, Akeem has led media relations and strategic communications for healthcare, hospitality, and CPG clients.
Before joining Brunswick, Akeem led paid media efforts at Zeno Group Chicago, where he developed strategy across consumer and corporate affairs brands like ScottsMiracle Gro, Elkay, and Focus Brands.
Akeem's former clients include The Obama Foundation, Exelon, The Kellogg Company, The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office, Peoples Gas, ComEd, The Law School Admissions Council, Cushman and Wakefield, PolitiFact, Hyundai, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Food Technologist, Marriott, Hyatt, One&Only Brand Hotels, HumanaVitality, The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, SCA Tork and ACCO Brands.
Akeem is a former award-winning multi-media journalist, serving as a producer at WJBK FOX 2 Detroit and a reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat, a Gannett newspaper. He's also a graduate of Florida A&M University.