Maura Hughes

Social Media Strategist

Maura began her social media career interning at marketing agencies all over New York City before graduating from Pace University with a degree in communications. After graduation, Maura took her passion to the south and moved to Houston, Texas. She became the marketing coordinator at the George R. Brown Convention Center where she managed social media campaigns for the convention center and the Wortham Theater Center.

After working in the corporate world for several years, Maura’s entrepreneurial spirit emerged in 2014 when she became a freelance social media specialist. She worked with small and mid-sized companies to connect with their audiences online, create loyal communities and increase sales through social media and content marketing.

She loves discovering the story of a business and telling those stories in captivating and engaging ways on social media. She is an avid learner and is always challenging herself to keep up with the ever-changing world of online marketing.

Maura grew up in Vienna, VA and now lives in Washington DC. In the rare moments when you can catch her away from her computer, she can be found running, kayaking, or dining around the district.