Albert Eckel

Elon grad. Marathoner. Beachcomber.

Albert is the co-founder and partner for Eckel & Vaughan, a strategic communications agency based in Raleigh, NC.

With over 20 years of communications and marketing experience across corporate reputation, brand positioning, executive visibility, and issues management—his in-depth expertise, unexpected ideas, and ingenious storytelling drives valuable impact for clients on a daily basis.

In his current role, he guides strategic communications, builds trust, and propels business value by supporting clients in addressing their most pressing needs and challenges.  ​

Early in his career, Albert provided leadership management, communication strategy, and support for a variety of nationwide Fortune 500 companies.

Albert is currently the Chairman of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) and has served on numerous other boards in North Carolina. He is a recipient of the Old North State award by the Governor of North Carolina.

Family and service to community are the driving forces in his personal life. Currently Albert is raising funds for the Real Men Wear Pink Campaign through the American Cancer Society in memory of family members and in honor of his friend and NCBCE colleague, Caroline Sullivan.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Elon University and is a graduate of the Executive Development Institute program at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.