Trudi Boyd Joins Story Partners as Senior Vice President
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Gloria Story Dittus Getting the Band Back Together
Washington, D.C. – Story Partners, one of the nation’s most dynamic and rapidly growing public affairs firms, is pleased to announce that Trudi Boyd has been named Senior Vice President of its Washington, D.C. office.
A veteran communications strategist, Boyd joins Story Partners with more than 25 years’ experience defining corporate communications, issues and reputation management, public affairs, marketing and crisis communications for major corporations and trade associations alike. In her role, Boyd will leverage her expertise in public affairs and public relations to develop winning communication strategies for the firm’s new and existing clients.
“We are getting the band back together! I worked with Trudi for over ten years at Dittus Communications and she joins other Dittus Communications alumni now with Story Partners: Debra Cabral and Amos Snead,” said Gloria Story Dittus, Chairman, Story Partners. “Trudi has a long history of successful public affairs and will be a great asset to the Story Partners team and will make an immediate impact on behalf of our clients,” Dittus added.
“I am thrilled to be joining Story Partners and this outstanding team of both seasoned professionals and talented young communicators,” said Trudi Boyd, Senior Vice President, Story Partners. “The firm has a vibrant culture rooted in amplifying every client’s story regardless of the challenge or cluttered communications environment. They deliver stellar results with unmatched client service.”
Boyd has worked with several major corporations and trade associations to develop and execute communications programs, including GE Foundation, the Animal Health Institute, Kraft Foods, International Dairy Foods Association, PhRMA, Pernod Ricard USA, the Sweetener Users Association, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Grocery Manufacturers of America, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, The Medicines Company and the American Council for Fitness and Nutrition.
Prior to joining Story Partners, Boyd served as general manager of Allison+Partners Washington, D.C. office. Her previous experience also includes serving as a managing director Health and Life Sciences practice at FTI Consulting. She began her career in Washington on Capitol Hill serving as chief of staff and communications director for former U.S. Congressman Larry Combest of Texas. Prior to working in Washington, D.C., Trudi was a journalist in Texas and news director and anchor at a CBS affiliate.
Boyd earned a B.A. in journalism from Texas Tech University. In 2009, she was honored with the Outstanding Alumni award from the College of Mass Communications. Boyd resides in Alexandria, VA with her husband Fran Boyd and they have two daughters, Katherine and Madison.