ROBERT HUDSON, Jr.
Robert Hudson, Jr. is an award winning senior executive and World War II historian. Robert’s father was a member of the 333rd Field Artillery Unit which fought in the decisive and deadliest US battle of World War II known as the “Battle of the Bulge”. He was instrumental in managing the content development of the Wereth 11 Emmy nominated documentary. This documentary highlights the valiant and heroic effort of the 333rd African American Unit which was outnumbered 10 to one by the Germans in this elemental conflict of the war. He has authored the speech “The Boys of St. Vith” which is a Wereth 11 testimony on display in the archives at the Center of Research and Information on the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne, Belgium. Robert has done a variety of corporate and non-profit events speaking about the relevance of African Americans in World War II from a 21st Century perspective. He recently was interviewed on the Probation Television Network by Rev. Harold Bailey regarding the methodology in developing the documentary.
In addition, Robert is a seasoned senior business executive with over twenty-five years of experience; has an extensive work history in manufacturing, distribution, logistics and non-profit consulting. Robert has turned around failing divisions at Inland Steel, A.M. Castle, U.S. Foodservice and ADS Logistics where he served as Vice President, Division Vice President, President and Board member respectively.
Robert was President of the Delta Institute, a non-profit organization focused on the creation of green jobs. He is currently a board member of the Chicago Social Enterprise Alliance and a Senior Advisor for G2 Capital Advisors; a corporate restructuring firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. Robert has a BS in Economics from Fisk University and an MBA in Finance from Atlanta University.