Charles Hughes is a senior consultant at Carter Research, a professional services firm that provides strategy, new business development, implementation support, and operations consulting to the education industry.
Most recently Chuck was the Director of Talent Management for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education. He lead this ground-breaking effort in partnership with Faith in the Future, overseeing talent development, succession planning, and recruitment across 17 high schools and four schools of special education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Chuck is a skilled leader who has been consistently in the vanguard of educational reform work. His leadership experiences include overseas schools, rural, and urban schools. His areas of expertise include: K-12 school leadership, leading and building collaborative teams, assessing and affecting positive organizational culture, and leading the work of attracting, developing and retaining talented employees and senior leaders. Chuck’s experience have been shaped by work in urban school turnaround efforts, charter school start-up, and success in the nimble work environment demanded by entrepreneurial education ventures.
Chuck is a proud Big Ten University product. He received his bachelor degree from The Universtiy of Minnesota and his masters degree from the University of Iowa.
He is in love with his wife, Mary, of 38 years and has two adult daughters and three grandchildren. He is actively pursuing the title of “The Best Grandfather Ever!”