Deborah Hughes, MEd

President & CEO, Brookview House

Deborah Hughes, M.Ed., has served as the Executive Director at Brookview House since 1993. Her expertise is in elevating social enterprises from the visionary phase to large scale operations. She began working with Brookview House, Inc. during its formative stages, beginning in January 1991 as consultant on program development, financial management, and fundraising. Prior to her position at Brookview, Ms. Hughes was instrumental in development of the Roxbury Community College Foundation, serving five years as the Co-Director. She also served as the Development Director for the MA Coalition of Battered Women’s Service Groups and co-founded the Jane Doe Safety Fund. Ms. Hughes serves on the Community Services Advisory Board for MassHousing, Roxbury Community College Foundation Board of Directors, and Facilities Advisory Committee for the Children’s Investment Fund. She is a founding member of the Dorchester Women’s Safety Network, Transition to Work Collaborative and Child Resource Specialist Initiative. Ms. Hughes is a member of the Commonwealth Institute Nonprofit Forum, The Partnership, and Tedx Roxbury Women Planning Committee.