Gerald Hughes

Senior Managing Director

Blue Ridge Partners

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Jerry is a Senior Managing Director at Blue Ridge Partners, where he has focused on helping a variety of business-to-business and consumer-oriented clients find new ways to accelerate profitable revenue growth. He has worked with companies in the financial services, health care, industrial, consumer goods and marketing services sectors. With over 20 years of experience as a consultant and corporate executive, Jerry has led efforts to boost growth, sales and marketing effectiveness, and corporate value for clients ranging from private, middle market companies to Fortune 100 firms. He managed client relationships and engagements with consultancies Inforte Corp., Luminant Worldwide, and Braxton Associates. Jerry also led the Business Development and Product Management functions as an Executive Vice President at Rewards Network, a publicly traded loyalty and direct-marketing company. Prior to his consulting career, Jerry held corporate lending and finance positions at UBS and Bank of Montreal. He holds an AB in government from Dartmouth College and an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Chicago. Jerry lives in the Chicago area with his wife and four children.