A consulting firm to create and support new business models for both new and legacy businesses.

Almost every business is undergoing transformation. Let a senior-level executive seasoned in transformation help you improve your success! I can help you find and fuel your best opportunities, identify creative solutions to troubling issues and execute tough decisions. I can bridge gaps in leadership with interim executive support as you assemble your new, winning team.      

Carol Hudler Background:

  • Group President for Gannett US Community Publishing Division for 7 years.  Oversaw thirteen local media operations in the Southeastern US.  Responsible for the success of more than 4,000 employees.
  • Eighteen years as a Publisher of daily newspaper/media operation  (The Tennessean, Nashville TN, The News-Press, Ft Myers, FL, and The Telegraph , Macon, GA.) 
  • Top sales and marketing leader in St Paul, MN, Rochester, NY, Ft Myers FL,
  • Sales management experience includes nine years in the LA/Orange County market.
  • Negotiated corporate retail contracts for both Knight-Ridder and Gannett.  Chaired the NAA-ABC Liaison Committee during critical period in redefining print and digital metrics
  • Pioneer and life-long student of digital marketing capabilities.


  • Stanford University, Executive MBA 1999
  • University of Kansas, BS in Journalism/Advertising 1977


Executive/General Management

  • Leading and shaping transformation of legacy businesses to meet challenges of massive industry disruption. 
  • Strategic planning at both corporate and local unit levels. 
  • Strategic realignment of assets, people and cultures.
  • Identifying and helping develop new business models
  • Development and management of diverse sets of employees and subcontractors
  • Experience in managing manufacturing and logistics
  • Business continuity planning & crises management
  • Talent recruitment and development

Sales & Marketing

  • Business Development
  • Sales Performance Management
  • Integrated Marketing

Journalism/Community Engagement

  • Content development
  • Digital engagement
  • Community building, strategic philanthropy
  • General writing , editing and communication skills