Chris Pollock (He/Him)

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With more than two decades of nonprofit and higher education communications experience, Chris Pollock has led or contributed to a broad set of strategic communications efforts, including integrated print, email, and social media campaigns; paid and organic digital marketing; leadership and institutional messaging; and more.

Before landing at the Hangar in early 2024, he spent five years as Director of Communications and Marketing at Wells College, where he led strategic communications efforts related to institutional branding, enrollment, advancement, and other key areas. Prior to that, he served as Director of Advancement Communications at Ithaca College, where he spearheaded communications efforts in support of philanthropic and engagement efforts.

Earlier in his career, Chris held positions at the National Geographic Society, Microsoft, and the Washington Post during his time in Washington, D.C. He holds an M.S. in media management from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications, and a B.S. in humanities and international affairs from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.

He and his wife—a college professor of English and writing who specializes in Shakespeare—live in Ithaca with their three daughters.