Rudy brings Calder clients over forty years of entrepreneurial and management experience from across multiple industries. In addition to owning and managing multiple award-winning advertising agencies, Rudy has trained franchise business owners in corporate cost reduction, saving his clients millions of dollars in operational costs. He also created Kentucky’s first renewable power program for a major electric power utility company.
Having spent much of his career as an owner/principal of smaller closely-held companies, Rudy has a keen awareness of the challenges small business owners face when selling their business.
Rudy is a native resident of Kentucky, where he lives with his wife Nancy and their lovable Labrador, Asta. He holds his BA and MBA from Vanderbilt University and is currently the editor of his high school alumni association newsletter. Rudy has been recognized as one of Louisville’s “Forty Under 40” by Business First of Louisville. He served as a Chair of the North American Advertising Agency Network and the Waterford Homeowners Association, and he’s held seats on the boards of the Louisville Forum, the Lexington Forum, the Better Business Bureau, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Kentucky, Kentucky Harvest and the Advertising Federation of Louisville, to name a few.
7213 Heatherly Square Old Brownsboro Place, KY 40242