James Hughes joined Career Team in 2019 as Executive Director in Pierce County, Washington. He comes with over 7 years of experience in workforce development. He is a 2010 Graduate of Whitworth University with a Bachelors degree in Social Science. He is committed to breaking the chains of poverty and seeing our very important person’s (VIP’s) thrive. When he is not at work, you can find him spending time with his wife and daughter and serving in ministry. James is an avid chess player and enjoys any athletic adventure. He is native to the Pacific Northwest and is excited to serve in his community.