Mr Ackerley has over 20 years experience both as a board member and in managing enterprises across the media, entertainment and investment sectors. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of Ackerley Partners. Prior to this, he served in a variety of roles, including as President and Director, for over 15 years at The Ackerley Group, where he oversaw the daily operations of the national media and entertainment company and ultimately led the merger of the business with Clear Channel Communications. Through Ackerley Partners, LLC, he has completed portfolio company dispositions to enterprises including Amazon, Paramount, CBS and Yahoo. Chris currently serves on a number of boards including Washington Trust Bank, The Four Seasons Hotel & Residences (Seattle), Concure Oncology, Solius and Space Needle Corporation. He is Chair of Risk Committee.