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D’Arcy Rudnay
Senior Advisor

In an era defined by global transformation, D’Arcy Rudnay is a master at crafting messages that cut through the noise. D’Arcy, former Chief Communications Officer at Comcast Corp., brings more than 35 years of experience leading and executing global business strategies through consumer and industry transformations.

At Comcast, D’Arcy played a key leadership role as the company transformed itself into one of the nation’s largest media and technology companies. She led all corporate consumer and customer communications experience initiatives, working on a wide breadth of scopes and projects. She was integral in supporting Comcast’s $30 billion NBCUniversal transaction, the $3.8 billion DreamWorks Animation acquisition, the bid for 21st Century Fox and the $39 billion Sky transaction in 2017-18, among many others.

Before joining Comcast, D’Arcy spent nearly a decade in the financial services industry, with leadership positions at Lincoln Financial Group and Advanta Corp. She worked in strategic communications at The Pew Charitable Trusts and for global communications firms in Washington, D.C.

D’Arcy has won numerous honors throughout her career, noting her leadership, influence and service. Most recently, the cable industry honored her as Woman of the Year, and she received the YMCA’s Lawrence S. Smith Distinguished Service Award. She has also been named to industry power rankings multiple years in a row and is a member of the PRWeek Hall of Fame. She was a strong advocate for women’s advancement at Comcast, creating the Women’s Network employee resource group, as well as mentorship.

A graduate of Trinity Washington University, D’Arcy earned a Master of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and has served on Boards for a number of organizations, including the Corporate Council of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Corporate Board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, Steppingstone Foundation, Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Lincoln Financial Group Foundation, Advanta Foundation and Delaware Valley Grantmakers. She also served on the Advisory Committee of Springpoint Partners, a $500 million social investment fund.

D’Arcy resides in Radnor with her husband, Tamas. She has two grown daughters, Lis and Kathryn, and two grandchildren, Harper and James.

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