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Chris Berger

Chris Berger

Over a 30-year career, Chris Berger has provided expertise and services for The Walt Disney Company, The White House Communications Agency, Bank of America, Johns Hopkins University, AT&T, YETI, Caterpillar, Sugar Ray Leonard, HBO, ESPN, Columbia Pictures, Major League Baseball, the NFL, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Liz Claiborne, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, SAIC, and Sony. His non-profit work has included Pura Vida, OCEARCH, and the USO.

Chris has received four international awards for consumer education, marketing, short films and virtual training, including Johnson and Johnson for which he established a national cancer patient education program for newly diagnosed patients – one of his most cherished accomplishments. As a catalyst and/or architect, he has helped develop programs and products impacting hundreds of thousands of employees and billions of dollars, including Compass Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Blue/Cross Blue Shield’s merger with CareFirst, The U.S. Army’s Battle Command Training Program, and the OCEARCH STEM Education Program in conjunction with Landry’s and Discovery Education that is reaching 30M students in more than 50% of U.S. schools.

Berger’s mission is to help organizations achieve greater impact through socially responsible, innovative partnerships while sharing their success with the world. He has developed working relationships over the years with the CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, the BBC, The New York Times, and hundreds of leading news outlets around the world. His strategic, personal approach has yielded over 10,000 media segments worldwide and a social media reach of 150M.

In Chris’ career to date he has written and/or reviewed more than 10,000 key communications including global press releases, televised speeches and product and program descriptions. He has written and negotiated funding proposals securing over $10M. Berger has been the Executive Producer for more than 750 events in 10 countries ranging from $5,000 to $3.5M, produced over 350 videos (including multiple global award wins) and has received accolades from President George H. W. Bush, Maria Bartiromo (CNBC), Compass Group CEO Gary Green, Sugar Ray Leonard and General Norman Schwarzkopf.