Chris Wakefield

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Creative Marketing Manager

For the last eight years, I have worked as a Director of Marketing and Consultant for several organizations. From magazine publishing to nonprofits, I have helped small to mid-sized organizations engage audiences and grow their brands by creating innovative and unique content and digital strategies.

I am excited to use my skills and background in combining innovative and creative content, with analytics and data science, to contribute to the Bedel Financial team as we work to reach those who need our help.

Career History

  • Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., Marketing & PR Coordinator
  • Wakefield Creative Consulting, Marketing and Social Media Consulting
  • The Saturday Evening Post, Marketing Manager
  • Dungarvin Indiana, Director of Marketing


  • IUPUI, Business Marketing

Community Activities

  • Indy  Pride, Board of Directors
  • 2021 Indianapolis Final Four, Marketing and Communications Committee


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Bedel Financial: Women’s History Month Scavenger Hunt

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