Scott Trudell Named Chief Development Officer at Judson Center - Judson Center

Scott Trudell Named Chief Development Officer at Judson Center

Daphne Hughes, Hughes Creative, LLC
Kelly Kinnear, Judson Center


Farmington Hills, MI – The nonprofit human services agency Judson Center has named Scott S. Trudell as its new Chief Development Officer (CDO).  As a key member of the organization’s executive team, Trudell will oversee Judson Center’s fundraising activities, community relations, volunteer services, and marketing.

“I am honored to work for one of the most trusted and well-respected organizations in Southeast Michigan providing comprehensive, multi-faceted human services to children and families,” said Trudell. “I look forward to building relationships with our generous community of volunteers and donors, participating in the celebration planning for Judson Center’s upcoming centennial, and furthering the advancement of our mission well into the future.”

“We are extremely pleased and excited to welcome Scott to the Judson Center family,” said President & CEO Lenora Hardy-Foster. “He brings many years of experience in the field of fund development. We look forward to implementing Scott’s innovative strategies for fundraising and expanding our connections in the philanthropic community, so that we can continue to improve lives and create strong, productive children and families.”

Trudell has more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector as a strategic fundraising executive. He has led annual giving campaigns for Henry Ford Health and Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, and he served as senior development officer at Oakwood Foundation (now Beaumont Health).  Most recently, Trudell held positions as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Gift Planning and Operations at Walsh College in Troy, MI.

Trudell earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wayne State University and a Master of Science in Management (MSM) from Walsh.  He is a resident of Highland in Oakland County and is very active in community associations focusing on fundraising, education, and healthcare.

About Judson Center
Judson Center, trusted by Michigan families for more than 98 years, is a non-profit human services agency providing expert, comprehensive services that strengthen children, adults and families impacted by abuse and neglect, autism, and developmental, behavioral and physical health challenges so they can achieve whole health, well-being, and maximum potential. Judson Center also offers integrated primary healthcare for all through Judson Center Health in Warren and is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). Since opening its doors in 1924, Judson Center has grown to change the lives of nearly 12,000 children, adults, and families each year. Judson Center has offices in Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties. Headquarters are located at 30301 Northwestern Highway, Suite 100, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3277. Learn more at


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