MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS & GRANTWRITING, Galblum Communications LLC
A native of Washington, D.C., Trudi began her career with the US Department of Health and Human Services, first as a research analyst in the Baltimore, Maryland, headquarters of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid supervising demonstration grants and contracts, and subsequently in the HHS Kansas City Regional Office as a project officer for a quality of care peer review organization.
As a consultant on marketing and communications for the Center for Practical Bioethics since 2013, she develops strategy and implements tactics to build awareness and support for the Center’s work. She also provides grantwriting support.
Since starting Galblum Communications in 1991, Trudi has helped more than 80 organizations, from small shops to large institutions, to develop community support for their missions through public relations, grantwriting, development communications and historical documentation for print, web and mobile platforms, as well as video and social media. From 1991 until joining the Center, Trudi led marketing and communications for Nonprofit Connect, which provides education, resources and networking to help nonprofits more effectively achieve their missions.
Trudi holds a Master of Policy Sciences degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a B.A. in English from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned a Nonprofit Fund Raising Certificate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Business and Public Administration and also has extensive nonprofit board experience.