Chris Rakel

Chief Operating Officer


As AEG’s COO, Chris is responsible for establishing and executing the company’s roadmap and outlook, as well as developing long-term, sustainable sales goals and exemplifying our strategic vision. He has a contagious passion for excellence, a drive for resourceful business solutions, and a love for motivational leadership. Chris’s favorite part of leading the AEG team is being surrounded by a great group of people, experiencing an exceptional workplace culture, and positively impacting the lives of others.


Chris believes in hiring talented individuals and empowering them to use their unique skills and abilities in their roles. His goal is to help change the narrative of the staffing industry, shaping it into a more genuine place for employees, clients, and candidates alike.

Get To Know Chris

When you were 5 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A professional hockey player

What was your first job?

Working at All American In-Line Hockey rink

If you could pick one celebrity or historical figure to have lunch with, who would it be?

Rockefeller, Carnegie, or any of the other Titans of Industry who built America

What’s your favorite quote?

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

Do you have a hidden talent?

I love to cook