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Cary Hatch

MBD Communications, Inc.

Industry Experience: Marketing Communications, Advertising (domestic and global) expertise

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
  • Finance

Functional Experience: Chief executive management of a small business; marketing leadership/management of publicly-traded, governmental, non-profit organizations (including start-ups to $2B entities); in telecommunications, technology, commercial real estate, finance, association and cause-related institutions.


Key Business Transactional Experience: Marketing leadership/management of publicly-traded, privately-held and non-profit organizations and new product launches. (Experience with organizations facing or exiting bankruptcy/insolvency; polishing tarnished brands and contributing to marketing initiatives for pre-IPO organizations).

  • Fannie Mae
  • Loral Skynet
  • Corcoran Museum
  • Neustar

What is the most important skill you bring to a corporate board?
Cary Hatch is a 30-year marketing veteran who is frequently called upon to deliver her seasoned prospective on the value and evolution of marketing communications, the regional economy (as a business-owner) and media and public relations matters.

Now more than ever, companies and their board members are challenged to deliver shareholder value. Understanding the rapidly changing landscape of integrated marketing communications in today’s world is critical to successful brand leadership. Hatch’s decades of high-profile client experience allows her to inform, direct and anticipate changes that can directly impact brand influence, consumer engagement and sales. In short, Hatch has an established track record of developing solutions that deliver to the bottom line.

Hatch is a regular guest and panelist on regional TV and Radio outlets including Clear Channel (seven radio stations in the DC region), WJLA and News Channel 8 (Washington Business) and is a sought after commentator and columnist for Capitol Communicator, The Washington Post and the Washington Business Journal.