WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College alumnus Donald W. Hughes will present "Value Added Investing In Troubled Times," as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11.
Hughes is a managing member and the chief financial officer for Camden Partners, which operates private equity funds to provide growth capital for emerging companies. The company focuses on business services, health care and education sectors.
Hughes, a 1972 graduate of Lycoming, earned a bachelor's in accounting and an MSF from Loyola University of Maryland. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Previously, he served as CFO of Capstone Pharmacy Services Inc. and executive vice president and CFO of Broventure Company Inc. He serves on the board of the Maryland Food Bank.
The James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series is named for James W. Harding, a 1938 graduate of the College and native of Montoursville, Pa. Harding was an executive with Kemper Insurance. Lycoming was awarded a grant from the James S. Kemper Foundation in Long Grove, Ill., to endow the speaker series. As a result, students have the opportunity to meet and network with some of America's top business executives. These speakers have included executives from numerous internationally-recognized companies and firms.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.