As Co-CEO of Moving Minds®, Lou Hughes serves as a Fractional CMO and leads mission-critical strategic marketing+tech consulting engagements, demand generation programs and digital marketing initiatives for a diverse group of client companies that significantly improve shareholder value and consistently generate more revenue, demand and ROI.

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Lou’s depth of understanding and experience in bringing both existing and new products into the forefront in our market segment exceeded our expectations. The quality of his work output is unequaled and his interpersonal skills while working in an aggressive environment demonstrated his seasoned maturity and thought leadership.

Bill Miller
Vice President, Services Portfolio

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Lou Hughes is an exceptionally talented marketer and a highly recommended resource for any business concerned with top line growth. Lou’s capabilities extend well beyond the strategic. He and his team were an integral part of our new found success in scaling our e-commerce channel as well as other new sources of business volume.

Scott Zientarski
Managing Director
Certus Equity Partners

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Lou is one of the best strategic marketing executives there is. He has a strong knowledge of both online and off-line marketing, a deep understanding of how e-commerce technologies can lead to exceptional customer experiences and results and is a master at executing across multiple lines of business. His ideas consistently deliver actionable insight into areas of opportunity for clients – from online market segmentation to branding and message positioning.

Audra Capas
Former VP, Public Relations
CoStar Group

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Lou Hughes is a consummate professional and one of the most brand savvy marketing executives I’ve had the pleasure to work with. Lou possesses a wide knowledge of marketing techniques, sound judgment and the ability to think strategically and act decisively. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking to improve their effectiveness in the market.

Kit Robinson
Former Vice President, Communications & PR
Commerce One


I worked with Lou during his tenure at GTSI and know him to be one of the most creative people I have known. Lou posseses a keen mix of intellect and action, and can build raw ideas into real revenue. Lou is a leader with a commanding presence, who can bring others to understand, believe in, and to take specific actions toward success. Lou is a business visionary who produces results.

James FitzGibbon
President / CEO
Lionshead Enterprises

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Lou is an excellent business leader and an outstanding communicator and marketer. He showed tremendous leadership at Fannie Mae. He managed a large group of stakeholders from across the company to unify behind his vision of making Fannie Mae an e-business and web technology leading edge company. In doing so, he was nominated for the highest award at Fannie Mae, “The Chairman’s Award.”

Andrew Barton
VP, Global Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
Discovery Communications



Nationwide Insurance

Lou’s vision and thinking rivals any outside consultant I have ever worked with. His interest and expertise was incredibly valuable as he guided our business through new marketing and technology ideas we were not utilizing.

Paul Lewis
Paul Lewis Agency

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As a marketer, he is able to proactively identify challenges, cut away the clutter and groupthink and provide creative and actionable solutions. As a manager and mentor, he was able to get the most out of his staff by inspiring and guiding without ever micro-managing.

Jay Newell
Sr. Director, Acquisition Marketing
Stitch Labs

I had the opportunity to work with Lou on various Web marketing and development projects. During those projects, Lou was very knowledgeable, creative and demonstrated clear foresight.

Michael Glick
Director, Web & IT Development
CoStar Group


Lou is a visionary and a true professional with a remarkable ability to promote highly creative, productive and cooperative environments. His aspiration for excellence and accountability from his team is evident in his own approach to work. His positive attitude, indisputable subject matter expertise, interpersonal skills and leadership ability are simply exemplary.

Niloofar Goode
Director, IT Development

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I’ve hired Lou and his team at Moving Minds more than once to help me build my brand by delivering integrated, multi-channel marketing programs aimed at attracting and retaining clients as well as raising our corporate profile within the venture capital community. If you want great results and an unbelievable value for your investment, Lou’s your guy and Moving Minds is your marketing firm.

Darren Blakely

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