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

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Kimberley Rudd, President & Senior counselor

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

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, a member of a national women's service organization, and a certified BeMoved(R) and Zumba(R) dance instructor.

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David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

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, and a board member of USA Gymnastics.

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Kamaca "Kaye" Champion

David C. Rudd, Vice President & Senior Counselor

Kamaca "Kaye" Champion

  

Kamaca “Kaye” Champion is a Project Manager with Rudd Resources. She is an experienced graphic designer who brings design-thinking, creativity and high attention to detail to our client relationships. She has more than 10 years of experience in communications, design and production management. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, she has worked at the City of Chicago, Equity Residential Properties and Education Management Corporation.  She is also a  super-fan of colorful earrings and artwork. 

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Amelia Aldred

Lindsey Stepney Wright

Amelia Aldred

Amelia Aldred is a Communications Specialist. With a background in strategic research, writing and relationship-building, she handles projects, media relations and content for Rudd Resources clients. Amelia enjoys volunteering with local arts organizations and serves on the advisory board of the Stories Matter Foundation. She earned her MA from the University of Chicago and her BA from Earlham College.

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Raquel Venado

Lindsey Stepney Wright

Amelia Aldred

Raquel Venado is a Content Specialist. She handles documentation (photography, videography, and video and sound editing), post-production distribution and social media.  She also is fluent in English and Spanish, and translates client materials. She earned her television broadcast journalism degree, with a photography minor, from Columbia College Chicago. 

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Lindsey Stepney Wright

Lindsey Stepney Wright

Lindsey Stepney Wright

Lindsey S. Wright is a Project Coordinator. She handles media relations and digital media content for several Rudd Resources clients. She earned her bachelor's degree in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago, and she's an active member of Chicago's live storytelling community.

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, videographer Rachel Ruttle, 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.