Mr. Hughey Newsome CGFM

Finance Director

Hughey Newsome currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Wayne County, Michigan. Before that, Hughey served as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Flint, Michigan, helping to establish the recovery framework during the City’s lead contamination water crisis. He also had an interim Finance Director assignment at Pontiac, Michigan. Prior to his government service, Hughey has more than 13 years of experience in financial and performance improvement consulting. He served as a senior manager at MorganFranklin Consulting where he worked with a variety of finance units to establish financial systems to improve cash management, increase functionality, and develop processes to achieve time and cost savings. He has worked with numerous financial applications including PeopleSoft, Netsuite, SyteLine/Infor, and SAP. Hughey has advised Fortune 500 clients on risk and controls, procurement strategy, process improvement and enhanced reporting. He also worked as a financial analyst supporting cash management, debt compliance and accounting activities at Chrysler Financial Services. Hughey has also assisted with a number of debt issuances, both in the municipal sector and in the private sector.