Cynthia Hudson

Board Chair

Founder and former CEO of HudsonLake

Award-winning public affairs veteran and leader in high-profile, high-stakes corporate crises, restructurings and reputation management campaigns for leading global brands

Recognized for expertise in managing corporate campaigns and developing effective labor relations communications strategies

Former chair of the PR industry’s then-largest global public affairs practice, responsible for a $100M+ P&L and more than 250 employees across 20 offices internationally

Former communications advisor in two presidential campaigns and communications director to a Member of Congress


  • Organizational Change Management and Engagement
  • Crisis Management
  • Labor Communications
  • Restructurings and Executive Transitions
  • Corporate Governance
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Cynthia Hudson - Board Chair

Grew up on a tobacco farm across from a distillery, which could explain a lot…”