Prior to his current position, Hughes served as the Senior Manager – Risk & Compliance and leader of the 3rd Party Security program at General Electric, one of the largest global manufacturing suppliers in the energy, aviation, and healthcare industries. The program at General Electric focused on the identification and management of supply chain risk these critical industries. Prior to his work at General Electric, Hughes spent 10 years at Deloitte, evaluating cyber security and supply chain risks for the Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Transportation, and the Social Security Administration.
Hughes was a founding member of the Third-Party Risk Association (TPRA), an organization started by industry professionals focused on created innovative solutions for the treatment of supply chain risk.
Hughes as served as a Cubmaster through the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves as a board member for his local HOA.
Hughes holds of Bachelor of Science in Accounting Information Systems and a Master of Information Systems from Virginia Tech.