Don Smialowicz

Chief Executive Officer

Strategic Communications

Highly-respected executive with extensive experience designing business strategy and leading organizations through periods of significant growth and transformation

Brings decades of expertise across human resources, talent development, corporate communications, change management and diversity, equity and inclusion

Former president and chief operating officer of DDC Public Affairs with oversight of day-to-day operations, talent management and business strategy


  • Human Resources and Change Management
  • Talent and Leadership Development
  • Strategic Communications
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Strategy Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Business planning and operations management
  • M&A strategy and integration
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Don Smialowicz - Chief Executive Officer

Outside of HudsonLake, you can find me hanging with my two daughters, hiking any chance I get, listening to Bruce Springsteen and rooting for the New York Mets.”