Christopher Cudworth Joins Cooper Hong Inc. As Account Manager
- Posted on Feb 11, 2011 in CHI News
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (February 11, 2011) – Cooper Hong Inc., an integrated marketing communications and public relations firm in St. Charles, Il. announces the hiring of Christopher Cudworth as Account Manager in creative and new business development.
“We are pleased to add a team member with extensive experience in marketing, Public Relations and communications,” says Jane Cooper, President of Cooper Hong Inc. “Our agency delivers a diverse range of services to our clients. Chris brings a skill set that will help us continue to expand and grow.”
Cudworth began his marketing career in advertising sales and promotions for Shaw Newspapers with the Kane County Chronicle. In 1996 he joined Aspen Marketing in West Chicago as Associate Creative Director on the Ameritech/SBC and automotive account teams producing direct response and promotional programs. In 2000 Cudworth joined the Daily Herald/Paddock Publications as editorial writer before a promotion to the marketing department where from 2001-2007 he led branding programs, Public Relations and sponsorships for the company. In 2008 Cudworth became Marketing Manager for Dukane Audio Visual (St. Charles, IL.) directing its brand renewal as well as the 2010 launch of the Convey Solutions K-12 student response system. He joins Cooper Hong Inc. following contract work with Merton G. Silbar Public Relations.
Cudworth is a graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and is a Distinguished Alumni of St. Charles HS (IL.) He served as Board Member and President of the Batavia (IL.) Chamber of Commerce and is a past Board Member, President and Paul Harris Fellow with Batavia Rotary. Chris currently serves on the Board of the R.ED.I Foundation, producers of StandUP! Change Teen Statistics, a multimedia educational performance group. He also directs public relations for the NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Run For Mental Health that in 2010 raised more than $20,000 for the NAMI D/K/K Chapter. A longtime naturalist and artist, Chris volunteers with the Kane County Forest Preserve District is a member of the Nature Artist Guild at Morton Arboretum. He and his wife Linda have two children and live in Batavia, Illinois.