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Paula D. Hughes

investment company executive

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.


With, Brown & Bigelow, New York City, 1953-1961;account executive, Shields & Company. New York City, 1961-1972;vice president, Thomson McKinnon Securities Inc., New York City, 1972-1978;1st vice-president, director, Thomson McKinnon Securities Inc., New York City, since 1979;governor, United States Postal Service, since 1980. Allied member of New York Stock Exchange.

Life trustee Carnegie-Mellon U., 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 of 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.


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.