Carolyn Hughes is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting based in New York, NY. She has close to 25 years of operations and marketing experience and is leading business development and marketing efforts and serving in an advisory capacity in the turnaround and restructuring practice.
Prior to joining Ankura, Ms. Hughes was a Managing Director at FTI Consulting, where she was a senior operational and marketing professional and was the leader of the Knowledge Management Group in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment, which provided research and marketing to over 800 global professionals. Ms. Hughes’ responsibilities included the development and dissemination of communications to the global practice; data management of pursuits, wins and referrals; management of its annual premier client event; creation of collateral and pitch materials; and was most recently responsible for the website refresh of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring product pages to more closely align with its go-to market strategy.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Hughes was a Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Business Recovery Services practice, where she worked directly with the leadership team focusing on business development and marketing. Prior to the Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand merger in 1998, Ms. Hughes was a Senior Consultant at Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Hughes was also an Associate in the Marketing and Clearing Operations department at Bear Stearns, where she was responsible for providing research and support directly to the firm’s clearing clients. Ms. Hughes started her career at Shearson Lehman Brothers, where she successfully passed the Series 7 and Series 63 (not currently active).
Ms. Hughes has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University.