Team

 

Hudson Cutler's partners and staff bring decades of experience and a broad range of expertise. We are a cross-generational, multi-cultural group of recovering big agency execs, entrepreneurs and content creators.

 
10SQBW.jpg

Robert Dowling

CEO

Robert Dowling ensures Hudson Cutler applies the right ideas to your biggest business challenges and drives results that beat your expectations. And if Hudson Cutler can’t, he’ll come to your house on Saturday and clean your bathroom. 

5SQBW.jpg

Shawn Amos

Chief Storytelling Officer

Shawn grew up in nightclubs and sound stages in Hollywood, attended film school in New York, and has spent his life creating stories for media companies and brands big and small. He digs doughnuts and preaches the blues as The Reverend Shawn Amos.

8SQBW.jpg

David Herrick

Partner

Former Cohn & Wolfe US president and MWW COO, David is a recognized marketing and operations expert responsible for numerous award-winning campaigns. 

3SQBW.jpg

Lavanya DJ

Managing Director

Lavanya DJ is a communications executive with over 15 years of storytelling experience. She brings a deep understanding of the global media landscape, and an addiction to getting a ton of stuff done fast.  

 
B&W_edit.jpg

Irene Hong

Director of Operations

Irene is a seasoned luxury marketer and account executive with global agency experience. She has lead cross-functional teams from creative, production, finance and third party vendors. Her experience in delivering programs from ideation to execution is only second to her gift-wrapping ability.

profile_photo_bw.jpg

Michael Thibodeau

Art Director

Michael is a well-known creative leader and a powerful brand developer. His passion is connecting with brilliant clients, working together to formulate a unique vision and creating new marketing opportunities. With more than 25 years of experiences, Michael has partnered with hundreds of worldwide brands, including UPS, MSN, edX, Marriott International and CARE.

PTM_Bio_Sally03_bw.jpg

Saori 'Sally' Russell

Designer

Sally has over a decade's worth of digital and print experience. She began her career as a designer for the Mazda RX-8 launch press kit with Australian advertising agency, Amnesia. She is a co-owner of Z-Grade, a rare and eclectic online store, and gets her inspiration from traveling, eating, and cooking great food. 

Christine2.jpg

Christine Lusey

Social Media Strategist

Christine's been guiding clients through the social media landscape for several years, including stints at pioneering content company Freshwire and FleishmanHillard. She's worked with consumer brands, professional service firms, and boutique retailers. She's also written articles spanning the pop culture universe for various outlets.

 

 
13SQBW.jpg

April Clayton

Associate

April began her marketing career at agency giant, Omnicom, where she supported social media strategy and execution for major brands and non-profits. She finds the most joy in “telling dope stories” relatable to clients and consumers alike.

1ASQBW.jpg

Olesia Plokhii

Associate

Canadian native Olesia Plokhii earned her stripes as a writer for The New York Times and Canada's national newspaper The Globe and Mail, and has been published in The Boston Globe, Newsweek, Reuters and The Huffington Post. She comes to Hudson Cutler with the best smile in media relations.

Jared Baiman

Associate

Jared brings fresh integrated communications thinking to Hudson Cutler clients. He previously led brand development and management at Sharp Decisions, Inc. – a global women-owned strategic technology solutions firm.

adam_b&w.png

Adam Snow

Video Producer

In his over ten years of brand marketing experience, Adam has worked with small start-ups (Notion, Bhakti Chai) and large national and international companies (Pepsi, Arrow ECS, Kellogg’s, Wendy's).