A native of Washington, D.C., Trudi has made Kansas City her home for 30 years. Since starting Galblum Communications in 1991, she has helped more than 80 organizations – from small shops to large institutions – to develop community support for their missions through
* Grant and Development Writing
* E-Mail Marketing and Print Collateral
* Social Media
* Web Communications
She also writes corporate and family histories. HERE ON MAIN STREET, the 50-year story of St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School, was published by Kansas City Star Books in April 2013.
Trudi Galblum’s primary client is the Center for Practical Bioethics, which raises and responds to ethical issues in health and healthcare. Previously for many years, she worked with Nonprofit Connect, a membership organization that links the nonprofit community to education, resources and networking so organizations can more effectively achieve their missions.
Before starting her firm, Trudi was employed by the federal Department of Health and Human Services in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, first as a research analyst in Baltimore, Md., headquarters supervising demonstration grants and contracts, and subsequently in Kansas City as project officer for a quality of care peer review organization.
Trudi holds a Master of Policy Sciences degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Co., and a B.A. degree in English from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned a Nonprofit Fund Raising Certificate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Business and Public Administration and graduated from the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School of Jewish Studies. She has extensive nonprofit board experience and is extremely proud of her three grown children: Adam, a musician and teacher in Denver, Caite, a fundraiser and mom in Washington, DC, and Suzanne, a marketing manager for an architectural firm in Edinburgh, Scotland.