Jason Hughes is the CEO, Chairman, and Owner of Hughes Marino. Jason was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 30th, 1965. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. When Jason Hughes graduated with his degree in 1987, he became Vice President at First Interstate Bank for six years before becoming a senior vice president at Union Bank for three years.
In 1999, Jason moved to San Diego when he became Chief Financial Officer at Transporeon Corporation until 2003 when he left to start up his own company, which later turned into Hughes Marino. It is an international investment firm headquartered in La Jolla that provides services ranging from business consulting and strategic advisory services through its subsidiary companies including Wells Fargo Securities LLC.
Jason Hughes is a leader in the financial industry with over 30 years of experience and has been named one of San Diego’s most influential business owners. Jason Hughes is a determined leader. He has made his mark as one of the most respected business owners in San Diego. Jason Hughes has been featured in the San Diego Union Tribune’s “50 People to Watch in 2018,” was ranked 25th on Forbes Power 100 list of top finance executives, and was also named one of 2016’s “Visionary CEOs” by Visionaries + Leaders Magazine.
Hughes Marino is known for its work with companies like Qualcomm Inc. and Zephyr. In the past, Jason Hughes has been a member of many boards. These include San Diego’s Chamber of Commerce board, The Palomar Health Foundation Board, UC Irvine Economic Advisory Committee, UCSD Business Plan Competition Oversight Committee, Qualcomm Executive Adviser Board for Productivity Counseling & Training Group (PAC-T Group), and San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).