Chris Cole - Director of Enterprise Communications

Christopher L. Cole joined SD1 as Director of Enterprise Communications in April of cole2018. As communications director, he oversees all aspects of SD1's internal and external communications, including media relations, crisis communication, website and social media, and video production.

Prior to joining SD1, Cole served as Director of University Communications at Northern Kentucky University for 18 years, where during his tenure he oversaw public relations, web and social media, internal communications, marketing and advertising and speechwriting. He previously served as Sports Information Director at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and as Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations and Championships for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. 

Cole holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University as well as a law degree from the NKU Chase College of Law. 

He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at NKU, having taught undergraduate courses in journalism, public relations and law, as well as a graduate course in administrative law.