Alycia has more than nineteen years’ experience helping lawyers, executives and managers rethink how they approach leadership, culture development, teaming, and business development challenges. As a partner at Akina, she is particularly passionate about helping individuals make an impact in how they lead, work and sell by helping them understand and leverage their strengths and interests to achieve their full potential. Prior to joining Akina, Alycia served as a marketing director and marketing manager at two Chicago law firms after beginning her career in strategic planning for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.
Alycia has served many leadership roles at both the chapter and international level for the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) including as Immediate Past-President of the International Board of Directors. Alycia also sits on the Legal Sales and Service Organization’s (LSSO’s) Advisory Board and has been a part of the teaching faculty at the Chicago-Kent College of Law's innovative and unique law student marketing education program. She received her MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and her BA, summa cum laude, from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.