Rudy is the Deputy Director of Politics for the Center for Community Change. Before this position, Rudy served as Wellstone Action's National Field Director. He also was Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's Rhode Island director for GOTV in the November 2006 elections and served as National Field Director of the Chicago-based U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (2000-2005) overseeing regional offices in Chicago, Kansas City, Orlando and Philadelphia.
Rudy worked on the staff of Congressman Peter Visclosky (D-IN) (1993-95); served as the Midwest Field Director for the Midwest/Northeast Voter Registration and Education Project (1995-98); and was a community organizer with Gamaliel affiliate the Metropolitan Alliance of Congregations in Chicago (1998-99). Rudy co-authored and served as technical advisor of the 2002 and 2004 Almanac of Latino Politics and holds B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University (1992).