Judee Ann Williams is the Co-Head of CAA Social Impact at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Social Impact is a strategic consulting team that sits at the intersection of CAA’s deeply experienced Brand Consulting and highly connected Foundation groups. Williams previously worked in the CAA Foundation for 15 years, serving as the department’s Co-Executive Director. Founded in 1995, the CAA Foundation uses resources within the entertainment community to create positive social change and works on improving schools and education services to youth at the local, national, and international level. Williams consults with clients, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. She works with clients who understand that a brand or business’ value is inextricably linked to their core set of values, and more importantly, the manner in which they articulate and execute on those values. She has worked with corporate brands such as KPMG, Hickey Freeman, Hudson’s Bay Company, Delta Airlines, Cartier, and Everfi, among others. Additionally, Williams is a prominent member of the philanthropic community, holding various appointments on boards and advisory councils, including the Board of the Carrie Underwood C.A.T.S. Foundation, Katy Perry’s Firework Foundation, First Book, and the USO Entertainment Council. A longtime supporter of the Armed Forces, Williams is actively involved with the USO, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, as well as the St. Bernard Project, and is a member of the Got Your 6 Leadership Team. Prior to joining CAA, Williams worked in the Financial Department of the TBWA\Chiat. Williams received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Business from Shepherd University.
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