Milly Hudgins

Operations Director
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Milly Hudgins is the operations director for the Frost Research Center. She is responsible for project management; staff recruiting, management and development, including student talent; primary client communication and marketing; and financial management and editorial support.

Milly began her tenure at Hope in 1994 when she worked in the Frost Research Center and later the Phelps Scholars Program through 2004. She returned to Hope in the fall of 2013.


  • B.S., communications arts with a concentration in radio, television and film, James Madison University, 1982

Professional Experience

Milly served as the vice president of marketing for a community bank in the Richmond, Virginia, area before returning to Hope. Her former jobs included director of public relations for the Philadelphia Zoo, publicity representative at Busch Gardens and news producer for WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia.

Why I Love Hope

Milly returned to Hope College and Holland because she loves the community and support systems they both offer. Working with the students is rewarding in so many ways, and she learns so much from them. 

Outside the College

Milly is on the board of directors of the Hawthorne Cancer Foundation and serves as chair of the marketing committee. She is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and is a Tulip Time trolley tour guide.

Milly is a news junkie, people person and optimist who is proud to call downtown Holland home.

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Milly Hudgins

Phone Number616.395.7556

Anderson Werkman Financial Center 100 East 8th Street Suite 260 Holland, MI 49423-3698
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