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Paula D. Hughes

Paula D. Hughes, American investment company executive. Recipient AMITA Golden Lady award in Finance, 1975; recipient Distinguished Friend of University award Carnegie-Mellon University, 1983; named Business Woman of Year California Business Women, 1976.


  • Hughes, Paula D. was born on September 25, 1931 in New York City.

  • Career

    • With Brown & Bigelow, New York City, 1953-1961. Account executive Shields & Company, 1961-1972. Vice president Thomson McKinnon Securities Inc., 1972-1978, 1st vice president, director, since 1979.

      Governor United States Postal Service, since 1980. Allied member New York Stock Exchange. Life trustee Carnegie-Mellon University, chairman finance committee.

      Lecturer-instructor Personal Investment Management, New York University. Lecturer various schools and colleges. Lecturer Vassar College.

      Speaker New School, New York City, panel member Wall St. Conference, 1979, 82, 83. Board governors Greenwich House, New York City, since 1961.


    • Featured cover articles, Finance World, 1975, 78, articles in publications, Fortune magazine, Wall St. Journal, Pittsburgh Press, Arizona Republic, articles to publications, New York Times, articles in publications, New York Post, Indianapolis Star. Guest, Wall St. Week.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Women's Forum (director 1979-1981), Sales Executives Club New York (treasurer 1977-1979, director since 1977), Finance Women's Association, American Arbitration Society, International Association Finance Planners Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh). Shenorock Shore (Rye). Yale (New York City).


    • 1 daughter, Catherine H. Benton.
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    Born September 25, 1931
    • 1953 - 1961
      With Brown & Bigelow
    • 1961 - 1972
      account executive, Shields & Company
    • 1980
      governor United States Postal Service