An experienced business leader with extensive sales and marketing experience, Katonya Hughey holds a bachelor of arts in business management with honors from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut, and a master of science in organizational leadership from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Over the course of her career, she has served tenures as a client-relations manager with Aetna Financial Services/ING in Atlanta Georgia and Prudential in Hartford and as a defined-benefit-relations management director with Prudential Retirement in Hartford, Connecticut. Katonya Hughey also performed a range of strategic problem-solving and consulting at Vertex/Ebix, MassMutual and as the founder and chief consultant of Juene' Consulting.
Since 2016, Katonya Hughey has served as a retirement plan consultant and senior vice president of at People's United Bank in Hartford, Connecticut. Ms. Hughey’s responsibilities at People's United include assisting bank wealth managers and sales professionals to acquire new retirement investment clients and to manage defined-contribution and defined-benefit portfolios for employers throughout Connecticut and western Massachusetts.