Reggie Williams

Lecturer, Derby Entrepreneurship Center; Principal, HOUR Strategy
Courses:  ENT100 Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking

Reginauld “Reggie” Williams is a strategic communications executive and management consultant working at the intersection of civic design, content production, and public policy. As founder and principal of HOUR Strategy, Reggie leverages design thinking to coach public and private sector clients through their business development and organizational design opportunities. Currently, Reggie serves as the communications director at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, a leading think tank advancing racial and economic justice through equitable policy solutions. Prior to joining MassBudget, Reggie held roles on the Innovation and Government & Regulatory Affairs teams at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) where he honed his practice as a human-centered design strategist.

Before his time at Blue Cross, Reggie served as the development director at the Transformative Culture Project after attending Morehouse College where he studied foreign policy and ethical leadership. As a small business advisor, Reggie trained entrepreneurs to develop go-to-market strategies with the Uptima Entrepreneur Cooperative during their national program expansion. Reggie is a dedicated advocate for arts and culture, having campaigned for arts education funding as a member of MassCreative’s Leadership Council and as the board chairman for the Boston Arts and Music Soul (BAMS) Festival. Reggie is a Neighborhood Fellow at Tufts University, pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy, and serves on the President’s Council for the Dimock Center.