Erica Hughes

Erica Hughes

Chair of Marketing/Communications

Bio

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Erica Hughes is an award-winning marketing and advertising professional with a breadth of experience working for Fortune 500 companies. With a love of connecting brands with consumers, Erica has managed marketing strategies for iconic brands such as Chick-fil-A, Chevrolet, Reddi-wip and Slim Jim, just to name a few.

Currently, Hughes serves as the Director of Multicultural Marketing at Ally. In her role she is responsible for leading the vision and strategy for multicultural marketing. In addition, Hughes leads the organization’s efforts to increase awareness and consideration amongst diverse consumers segments.

Before joining Ally, Hughes lead digital & social media strategy at Chick-fil-A. While there, she was a key member in the marketing organization creating a vision for the internal marketing tech-stack. Prior to joining Chick-fil-A, Erica worked at Conagra Brands from 2012-2018. While at Conagra Brands, Erica took on a lead role in transitioning the organization from a traditional marketing company to a forward-thinking digital marketing innovator. In March 2017, Erica’s team at Conagra Brands was recognized by AdExchanger as a Top Ten Programmatic Advertiser.

Erica Hughes is a native of Flint, MI and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Michigan State University. In addition, she obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University.

Director of Multicultural Marketing, Ally Financial
B.A. 2008 Communication/PR

Subject Matter Areas of Expertise
  • Social Media
  • Media Planning
  • Sponsorships & Promotions
  • Advertising Strategy
  • D&I, Multicultural Marketing
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