Rudders are guides. So are we. Meet the PR team.

Kimberley Rudd, President & Senior counselor

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Kimberley has 30 years of writing, strategic marketing and communications, and coaching experience. A skilled project manager, she is trusted to provide counsel, support and ideas to clients, honing these skills while working at a leading PR firm, managing sponsors for a national nonprofit and serving customers at two brick-and-mortar retail businesses she owned and ran in Chicago. She is a Morgan Park Academy trustee and an Unsilence board member.

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

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David is a writer and senior counselor. A communications professional with journalism, corporate communications and PR agency experience, he has enjoyed tenures with the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Public Schools, Illinois State Senate, Motorola, Weber Shandwick and the University of Chicago Medicine. He is a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow, a board member of Prevent Child Abuse America and USA Gymnastics.

Great partners

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Site Builders & Graphic Designers

Our go-to partners include  Art On The Loose, Catherine Lange, Valencia Bey and Dennis Hicks Designs.

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Videographers & Film Editors

We've created great projects with colleagues who include Epilog Media Design Group's Alaric Martin, digital storyteller Lauren Harris and videographer DeSean Polk.

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Strategists & writers

In addition to our internal rock stars, we also tap talents who include social strategy firm Zora Digital, public relations expert  Raschanda Hall and editor/writer Deborah Douglas.