Symeria T. Hudson, MBA

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Symeria T. Hudson, MBA, is Chapman Partnership’s president and chief executive officer (CEO).  Hudson is responsible for overseeing the strategic, programmatic, financial, and managerial operations of the organization, in support of the organization’s mission and vision.

Her duties include collaborating with the board of trustees to develop fundraising and revenue generation strategy and goals; securing and allocating sufficient resources to sustain the mission and operational requirements; and creating and implementing innovative marketing and brand initiatives to raise awareness of Chapman Partnership’s work in the community, among other duties.

With more than 20 years of experience, Hudson is a seasoned corporate executive with international experience in leading large-scale franchises, product portfolios, and driving product innovations for top medical technology/health care companies across the U.S. and Europe.

In 2015, she was named a “Top 50 Business Leader of Color” by Chicago United Organization. She also served as board member of the Kohl Children’s Museum and chairman of Baxter’s Diversity Board, respectively in Chicago, IL.

Hudson received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s of science from Alabama A&M University School of Business.


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