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Senior Banker North American Public Sector Group Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory, Citi

Kelly Hughes is a Senior Banker, and she leads the Public Sector Group’s relationships across multiple U.S. Federal Agencies and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Kelly identifies her clients’ banking needs and drives delivery of Citi’s banking, markets, cash management and trade services to complex public sector clients. Kelly ensures overall Citi banking client satisfaction as well as operational business requirements. Additionally, given the evolving environment of data privacy and cyber security, Kelly is actively involved in ensuring her clients are aware of Citi’s cyber security approach and technology platforms. Kelly is focused on the holistic delivery of the firm’s products and services.

Prior to joining Citi in 2008, Kelly worked at Toyota Motor North America, where she conducted market research that she presented to senior leaders in Tokyo and Toyota City, Japan. With more than 20 years of experience, spanning the banking, automotive and consulting industries, Kelly has wide-ranging experience, working with data, conducting research and helping her clients banking strategy and financial operations. 

Additionally, Kelly is involved in supporting military veterans. She was selected for the US Army War College National Security Seminar (NSS), and she volunteers her time at the Fisher House supporting service members and their families.

Kelly earned a dual BA in Economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree in International Affairs with a focus on finance and policy from Columbia University. Kelly holds Series 79, 63 and 24 FINRA licenses.

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