Betty Hudson is a communications industry leader with experience in every aspect of corporate and strategic communications, including consumer, employee, financial and cause related marketing, as well as brand and communications management. Over the course of her career, Hudson served as the senior strategic communications officer for NBC, the Reader’s Digest Association, iVillage and the National Geographic Society, and now consults with business leaders, non profit organizations and for profit entities on an array of marketing and communications issues.
A member of the AFLAC Board of Directors from 1990 until 2018, Hudson served on the company’s Finance and Investment, and Development & Acquisitions Committees and as chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Committee. She co-chairs the Washington Chapter of Women’s Corporate Directors Foundation. Hudson also is a member of the Unreasonable Group Mentor Network, and the International Advisory Council for APCO Worldwide.
Active in community affairs, Hudson serves on the boards of trustees of the AARP Foundation, Kakenya’s Dream, a Masai girls school in Kenya, Planet Forward, an environmental story-telling initiative of George Washington University, and The Grady College Board of Trust at the University of Georgia, from which she graduated. She is a past president of the New York Women’s Agenda and the Montclair Board of Education in Montclair, New Jersey, and a former chairman of the Inova Fairfax Children’s Hospital Quality Committee.