About Us

Our Core Values

Our core values, which were developed company-wide with input from every level of the organization, provide an internal guide to how we approach our workplace culture.


We firmly believe in the value that bringing diverse perspectives to the table has on your bottom line.


A strong tide raises all ships. We believe all achieve more when we work together.


We work with the best and brightest…and we let them do their job.


We value the “start up” mindset. We are constantly looking for ways to innovate, and be more impactful. We hustle hard to help you reach your goals.

Our Team


Angela Collins-Hayes

Brodeur Partners  Executive Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion

Angela Hayes, an accomplished public relations leader with extensive expertise in brand development, product lifecycle strategy, income development, corporate social responsibility, cause marketing, multicultural engagement, sports and entertainment partnerships,  and innovation.

As a 25-year veteran of the nonprofit industry, I’ve helped numerous organizations, ranging from grass root nonprofits to multinational nonprofit organizations, navigate through major revitalization initiatives by building communications strategies to better position them for growth.

Previously as Managing Director, Communications Planning and Resources at The American Cancer Society, she lead a team of communications professionals who manage public relations strategies for an 850M fundraising portfolio.

In 2017, Angela launched Collins Hayes Management and Consulting to help companies better engage with the growing, demanding and increasingly diverse public they must engage in order to grow their business.

Managing Partner

Nichole Wescott-Hayes

With over 15 years of state and local government experience, specifically in Human Resources Management, Nichole is our government and administration specialist. Her education and experience can help you navigate the red tape. Nichole also has several years of non-profit, grassroots leadership and fund development experience in sectors related to health and education.

Through her work with non-profit organizations, Nichole has developed a strong passion for advocacy and legislative education. “The more we know about how things really work and how to make our voices heard, the more empowered we will be in creating the changes we want to see in our world.”

Fred Kuhn

Fred Kuhn has dedicated his career to building meaningful and profitable business relationships, developing partnerships, driving revenues and solving clients most challenging business issues through smart engagement strategies and leadership that empowers and purpose-driven organizations.

Fred’s professional career spans across media (digital, print, events and custom publishing), and influential nonprofits, including most recently at AARP, serving in a variety of leadership positions.

Career highlights include: (Click icons below to view highlights)

Co-founded a firm in 2013, Midland House, working with mission driven nonprofits, associations, media companies and government agencies helping to improve business and operational efficiencies, create custom programs, dramatically grow revenues, membership and develop strategic partnerships and alliances.

Joined AARP to be part of an exciting new challenge of a startup within a global non profit where he successfully grew niche audience segments, drove new revenue and built strategic alliances with key partner organizations for their ground breaking Life Reimagined initiative.

As Director of Corporate Development for US News & World Report, Fred led a new conference and events business launching profitable events, growing sponsorship revenue and the expansion of strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, foundations, academia, government and non-profits.

As Publisher of GOVERNING for Congressional Quarterly, he successfully led the transformation of this organization with a rapid expansion of offerings, staff and profitability, product redesigns, structural efficiencies and ultimately, new ownership.