Rick Hudson

Chief Financial Officer

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Rick Hudson joined The Port in 2014 and was promoted to Vice President in 2017 before being named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2022. As The Port’s CFO, Rick oversees all areas of financial administration, including cash flow management, budget preparation for The Port and its managed entities, and banking relations. He provides strategic analysis to the agency for capital management, prepares financial statements and annual reports required by the Ohio Auditor of State, develops agency procedures, and plays a key role in the internal controls and associated risk management activities that help safeguard The Port’s programs and assets. In his 20+ year career, Rick has amassed broad financial accounting experience that includes fund accounting, debt covenant compliance and previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Cincinnati Bell and Student Loan Funding.

Rick holds an MBA from Xavier University, a BBA from Ohio University, and an active Ohio CPA license.