Rudd Resources LLC is a Chicago-based communications agency that handles public affairs and public relations for philanthropic organizations, nonprofit organizations and enterprises. Our work advances people, communities and ideas, and involves both communications strategy and tactical execution. Specifically, we have experience handling assignments involving diversity, equity and inclusion, healthcare, catalytic philanthropic initiatives, community and economic development, and transportation.
Our employee and consultants team – a group of writers, designers and specialists – has extensive experience in:
• Shaping words and images into “packages” that people want to share
• Launching and managing new projects for public and private organizations
• Guiding campaigns targeting employees, the public, funders and others
• Working successfully with multi-layered organizations to tell their stories
• Asking thoughtful questions that lead to content for compelling stories
• Developing creative concepts with clear calls to action
Kimberley is a communications and business management professional with 30 years of experience in non-profit, corporate and government organizations. She is particularly skilled in leading messaging, mission/vision/values and identity (naming) projects. Before founding her company, Kimberley led marketing and development for KABOOM, helped launch the marketing department for the Chicago Park District, and developed and managed PR programs for clients of Burrell Public Relations. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, a board member of the Publicity Club of Chicago and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chicago Metropolitan Chapter. Follow her agency’s work on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook @RuddResources.
David is a writer and communications professional with journalism, corporate communications and public relations agency experience, culled from tenures with the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Public Schools, Illinois State Senate, Motorola, Weber Shandwick and the University of Chicago Medicine. With 30 years of success in public relations, corporate affairs, content development and community relations, David is a proven strategic communications adviser. He has handled executive communications for senior leaders in the medical, technology and legislative arenas. As the director of corporate and community communications for the University of Chicago Medicine, he was responsible for employee communications and messages about the medical center’s community benefit initiatives. A Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow, David is past vice president of the boards of USA Gymnastics and Prevent Child Abuse America. He also is a hearing board member with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, and a member of the Chicago Assembly. David is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.