Tanya Hughes joins Navigant as a Managing Director

14 November 2018 Consulting.us 2 min. read

Management consultancy Navigant has added Tanya Hughes as a Managing Director in its Financial Services Advisory and Compliance (FSAC) business segment. Hughes, who boasts more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, will lead the FSAC segment’s banking, insurance, and capital markets (BICM) practice. She will be based in Navigant’s Washington, DC office.

Drawing on her strong background in technology, Hughes will help financial services clients leverage the cutting-edge solutions which are reshaping the industry. Her team will support Navigant’s clients with solutions related to digital payments, IT infrastructure, RPA, business process outsourcing, compliance, and advisory, among other areas.

During her more than 20-year career, Hughes has advised numerous financial institution on strategic transformations of business, operations, and IT. Many of her projects have involved the modernizing of core processing, digital, and payments, along with adept management of vendor relationships to successfully implement new technologies.Tanya Hughes joins Navigant as a Managing Director“Tanya is another great addition to our talented team with a wealth of experience and industry knowledge,” commented Ellen Zimiles, Managing Director and leader of the FSAC segment. “She deepens our expertise in fintech, expanding our ability to provide relevant solutions to our global clientele and address the challenges they face today and in the future as businesses rapidly change to meet technological advances.”

Before joining Navigant, Hughes spent 11 years at Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), a Jacksonville-based financial services technology and outsourcing firm. She served as a Managing Director at FIS for five-and-a-half years, and prior to that, as an Enterprise Business Development Executive. Before her time at FIS, Hughes spent a decade at IBM as a Client Executive.

“Our clients are facing unprecedented change today, and it is important for them to be in a position to overcome the obstacles and risks they are presented with,” said Christopher Sicuranza, Managing Director and co-leader of the BICM practice within FSAC. “As our clients look for sound guidance, nimble advisors, and leading-edge solutions, we must invest in and expand our technology enablement offering. With an impressive background in the financial services industry, Tanya is a very valuable addition to our ever-growing team.”

Hughes has an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, as well as a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Arizona.