Cary Hatch

Chief Executive Officer and Brand Advocate at MDB Communications

Cary Hatch has been recognized on the POWER 100, the Washington Business Journal’s list of the most influential business leaders, for 4 consecutive years. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Board of Governors for the American Association of Advertising Agencies and was recently appointed to the National Government Relations Committee by the 4A’s. Cary serves on the Washington DC Leadership Committee for the Ad Council and is a board member for the $2B University System of Maryland Foundation.

Previous Board of Directors positions include: the Int’l Women’s Forum (Washington DC), Leadership Greater Washington, Samaritan Inns and serving on the Executive Committee for the Greater Washington Board of Trade. A member of the 2013 class of The Leadership Foundry, Cary has recently completed the National Association of Corporate Directors Professionalism Program. Cary is a member of Heroes, Inc., and the Economic Club of Washington DC.

She is a noted lecturer at Johns Hopkins, Georgetown University, and the University of MD; and is a regular on TV and radio outlets commenting on branding, advertising and marketing communications.

Client work has appeared both nationally and internationally. Creative recognition includes numerous, London International Awards, Tellys, Silver Microphones, and National ADDYs and MAXI’s for excellence in direct marketing.

Cary Hatch joined MDB in 1981 as an account executive. After her promotion to a management position in 1983 and growing the business for several years, she purchased the company in 1987. MDB was recognized as an Inc. 500 company in 1996.

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