Chief Communications Officer/Director of Communications & Public Affairs
Leslie Krohn joined Argonne National Laboratory in 2018 to lead the Communications and Public Affairs division. Prior to working at Argonne, Leslie held leadership roles in communications and marketing at Nielsen, Sara Lee, GE and Accenture. She earned a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communication at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
Christopher J. Kramer is the Manager of Media Relations and External Affairs for Argonne, where he works to tell the stories of Argonne. He leads all external communications for Argonne’s $750 million operations including 16 research divisions, 5 national scientific user facilities and hundreds of research partners. Christopher is also a globally recognized risk and crisis communication expert who has assisted hundreds of local, state, federal and international agencies in planning for effective communication during a crisis. He has a Master of Arts in Communication from Marist College and a bachelors degree in Communication from the University of Utah. In his spare time, Christopher takes his obnoxious dogs for hikes, watches bad science fiction movies and quietly searches the globe for the perfect donut.