Our Team

The Akers Digital team brings decades of experience in the fields of digital marketing and outdoor recreation. We know how to reach outdoor brand customers because we are outdoor brand customers.

Tim Akers


Tim has spent his career in the outdoor industry as an endurance coach, working for media outlets, and the largest online outdoor retailer in the USA before making the switch to the agency world. He started Akers Digital in 2015.

Activties: Going up mountains. Going down mountains. Cross country skiing at the bottom of mountains.

Chelsea Grove

Marketing Supervisor & Account Manager

Chelsea has over 12 years of digital experience working with agencies like Workshop (formerly Adworkshop) and POSTMKTG as a Marketing Ecosystem Manager before joining the team at Akers Digital in 2017. Chelsea is an Account Manager & Supervisor at Akers Digital.

Activties: Managing kids on a ski mountain. Exploring the Minnesota wilderness. Untangling fishing line.

Bethany Donovan

Account Manager

Bethany has years of expereince in marketing across a range of industries. Most recently before joining Akers Digital, she was in charge of merchindising and marketing for Kitsbow where she was the Shopify eComm manager, handled forecasting, and managed & maintained the marketing strategic plan.

Activities: Mountain biking, road cycling, flyfishing.

Luke Paulson

Digital Advertising Coordinator

Luke has five years experience in the outdoor industry. Prior to Akers Digital, Luke used the latest marketing strategies and fundamentals of business development to steer the independent run specialty retailer he managed in Asheville, NC towards sustainable positive growth. 

Activities: Running and road cycling.