Our Leadership and Staff
Aubrey Henderson | Executive Director, Boston
Aubrey (Conquergood) Henderson is the Executive Director of Cradles to Crayons Boston. She joined Cradles to Crayons following 20 years as an executive working across both the private and non-profit sectors, with valuable experience in development, marketing, operations and customer experience that will enable the organization’s continued growth. Aubrey transitioned from major gift fundraising where she led Beth Israel Lahey Health’s new Health Technology Initiative.
Previously, Aubrey served on the executive team at C Space as Vice President of Client Service, where she focused on building strategic partnerships and setting global strategies to ensure growth and success. She also brings extensive brand management experience to Cradles to Crayons, following many years working at Unilever and Procter & Gamble.
Throughout her career, Aubrey has actively supported community-driven initiatives including 14 years involved in the start-up and growth of the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation – the leading global cancer research foundation for a rare cancer. Aubrey has also been an active volunteer with Cradles to Crayons over the years, spending time in The Giving Factory with her own two children, one of whom took part in the organization’s popular Teen Leadership Corps for four years. In addition, she has volunteered with many other organizations including the Special Olympics, and the Ronald McDonald House.
Aubrey has a BS in Broadcast Journalism from Texas Christian University, and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Aubrey and her family live in the Greater Boston area.