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About Hudson

The Hudson team is a creative group of individuals with decades of experience helping businesses flourish online. We’re strategists, designers, writers, and technologists, and while our expertise is diverse, we share the same genuine passion for creating outstanding work for our clients.

Meet the Team

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Why we're different

We have a virtually non-existent turnover rate, which is especially unique in the agency world. By prioritizing our people, we’ve created an environment that fosters employee growth and client success by design. Ask any one of our clients what makes working with Hudson so special, and beyond the quality and results of our work, they will tell you that our team is engaged on a level usually reserved for their internal teams.

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Where you come in

Whether you work with, for, or in collaboration with Hudson, you will experience what it means to be part of a team that pushes for you to succeed. Unlike most agencies, we employ a uniquely consultative approach, meaning that we will provide you with the best solutions to reach your unique business goals — whether that means helping you integrate with new, third-party platforms, launching an uncharted marketing campaign, or developing a custom web solution that transforms your customer experience. We measure success in the longevity of our client relationships, and our team’s dedication to helping businesses move beyond their comfort zones makes that possible.

Hudson took us from being a small, local company to a national company that is consistently growing, and they have been there for us every step of the way. They are the best at what they do, enabling our business to be the best at what we do.

Lacey S. Co-founder at MOVE Bumpers

Meet our team

Daryl

Daryl

President and CEO

Daryl

President and CEO

Daryl is Co-founder and CEO of Hudson. Prior to founding Hudson, Daryl worked as a software developer for a tech startup while running a few successful side businesses. At Hudson, Daryl oversees all operations and new business opportunities, helping to guide the company’s strategic partnerships and overall future direction. He also acts as a consultant for fellow entrepreneurs and CEOs to help them plan for success in the constantly-changing digital world. When he’s not working, you can find him spending quality time with his wife and three children, as well as living a highly active lifestyle.

Daryl
Matt

Matt

VP of Technology

Matt

VP of Technology

Matt is Co-founder and VP of Technology at Hudson. He has been programming since he was just 12 years old, and prior to founding Hudson he worked as a freelance web developer for various companies. Matt is Hudson’s technology backbone. He has led the development of hundreds of websites, applications, platforms, and custom technologies over the years, and continues to lead the web development team to this day. When he’s not working, you can find Matt gardening, cooking, and exploring breweries all over the country with his wife.

Matt
Rania

Rania

Director of Digital Marketing

Rania

Director of Digital Marketing

Rania is Hudson’s Director of Digital Marketing. With nearly two decades of experience helping brands reach their business goals, she has a keen ability to identify new opportunities for growth and exposure. At Hudson, she guides the digital marketing team in defining, executing and analyzing compelling digital campaigns and strategies. Outside of the office, you can find Rania at the dog park with her pup, listening to an audiobook, or exploring new restaurants with her partner.

Rania
Chris

Chris

Creative Director

Chris

Creative Director

Chris is the Creative Director at Hudson. With a background in both design and front-end web development, Chris blends complex technical skill with a seasoned aesthetic eye to design beautiful brands, intuitive user interfaces, and cohesive design systems. His creative skill and willingness to mentor up-and-coming designers makes him a huge asset and inspiration to Hudson’s creative team. When he’s not at work, you can find Chris rooting for the Yankees, Giants & Nets, as well as exploring new craft beers.

Chris
Lauren

Lauren

Director of Brand Strategy

Lauren

Director of Brand Strategy

Lauren is Hudson’s Director of Brand Strategy. She joined the Hudson team in 2012 and has worked with dozens of businesses to create and refine brands that stand out from competitors and resonate with customers. Lauren oversees all branding, content, and strategic communication on behalf of our clients, and is known for her ability to understand and communicate big ideas through various mediums. When she’s not in the office, you can find her writing or listening to music, usually at the same time.

Lauren
Julie

Julie

Director of Office Operations

Julie

Director of Office Operations

Julie is our Director of Office Operations. She oversees all office operations including HR management and billing, and acts as a trusted liaison for employees and management. Prior to her career at Hudson, Julie worked as an HR manager, where she discovered her passion for working with people at all levels within an organization. She is always looking for new ways to help Hudson’s team bond, evolve, and grow. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending quality time with her family, husband and dog.

Julie
Steve

Steve

Lead Search Strategist

Steve

Lead Search Strategist

Steve is the Lead Search Strategist at Hudson. He is an SEO and PPC expert with an above-average love for data and spreadsheets. Steve specializes in technical SEO, on-page SEO content, keyword research, Google analytics, link-building, paid search management and optimization, and competitive research. He’s always on the lookout for new search trends and growth opportunities for clients. When he’s not at work, Steve enjoys cooking and going to concerts with his wife.

Steve
Steph

Steph

Experience Designer

Steph

Experience Designer

Steph is a Web Designer at Hudson. She began her career in experiential marketing for various Fortune 500 companies before shifting her focus to human-centered web design and joining the Hudson team. Steph specializes in web design, UI/UX, front-end development, and brand design. She’s a natural problem-solver and thrives when using design to solve various business challenges. When she’s not at Hudson, she’s listening to podcasts and making drool-worthy charcuterie boards.

Steph
Paul

Paul

Videographer & Photographer

Paul

Videographer & Photographer

Paul is Hudson’s Videographer and Photographer. He works with clients to create engaging videos and audiovisuals that engage audiences and resonate with customers. Paul has traveled the world as a musician, photographer and filmmaker, and uses his unique experiences to connect, communicate and help people gain new perspectives to better serve their clients and customers. When he’s not at work, you can find Paul spending time with friends and family or playing tennis.

Paul
Lisa

Lisa

Controller

Lisa

Controller

Lisa is Hudson’s Controller. She oversees all accounting and financials on behalf of the agency, and works directly with clients to handle all billing needs and inquiries. She graduated from William Paterson University with a B.M. in Music Management, and works part-time as an administrator for local community choir. In her free time, Lisa takes voice lessons in opera performance.

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How We're Helping NJ Businesses Go Digital

We're proud to announce our partnership with the NJEDA Ecommerce Technical Assistance Program to help support small businesses in New Jersey. Click here for more on the program or to apply for assistance, or contact us to learn more.