Michael Hughes: Treasurer

’92, Communication; ’93, M.A. Communication

Michael Hughes is managing director at West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consulting firm. He serves as a transformation consultant and as the lead in the practice of operations excellence. He brings expertise in the areas of strategy/planning, leadership development, change management, organizational design/alignment, training, culture change and process design/improvement.

Prior to joining West Monroe Partners, Michael spent 16 years with NTT DATA/The Revere Group, where he was senior vice president and national leader in business transformation. His background includes time as a senior consultant in change management at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and as a litigation consultant with Litigation Sciences Inc. in Chicago.

Michael earned his B.S. and M.A. in communication from NIU and frequently speaks on topics related to business strategy and organizational change management. In addition, he has taught courses on communications and change management at NIU and Elmhurst College.

He is treasurer for the NIU Alumni Association Board of Directors and is a member of the Finance Committee for St. Michael’s Parish in Orland Park, Illinois.