- Our Team -
For the past decade, Jessica Lautman Hughes has been blending creative vision and analytic thinking to handle sponsorship, advertising, and marketing for various companies. An entrepreneur since birth, Jessica founded Hughes Marketing Solutions with the vision of helping companies achieve more than they thought possible. Jessica leads a creative team that works to help businesses grow by providing marketing, advertising, public relations, events, and Internet solutions that generate results.
She began her professional marketing career working for organizations such as MTV, The Art Institute, and the Miss Universe Pageant. She also spent 4 years at Xyience, The Official Energy drink of the UFC, where she worked as the Director of Marketing. Jessica’s ability to navigate the frenetically paced marketing and promotions world had yielded big results. In her role, she devised marketing strategies that drove sales and brand development. Jessica managed major corporate partnerships, oversaw the development of promotional materials, advertising & social media campaigns, and special events. She brings deep “hands on” industry experience to Hughes Marketing Solutions. Jessica has been a resident of Dallas since 2011. She lives with her husband, Chris, and her one year old daughter,Alyssa, who has quickly become the biggest joy in her life.
Danika Powers has been a member of the Hughes Marketing Solutions team for two years as Account Manager. Danika oversees all accounts and holds several project management responsibilities including execution of events and various marketing campaigns. She graduated from Texas Christian University in May 2012 where she received a Bachelors of Science in Advertising/Public Relations and a minor in Communications. With experience in marketing, PR, social media and event management from places like Texas Motor Speedway and CBS Sports Network, Danika has become an asset in providing effective solutions for execution of projects for HMS. Danika enjoys sports, live music, traveling and has an unhealthy obsession with her dog, Leila.
Estacey graduated on the Deans List with an Associate of Arts Degree in Merchandising and Design from Wade College and transferred to The University of North Texas. There she became a Member of UNT AAF-NSAC Advertising Team and Advertising Club. She worked for various agencies in the fields of advertising and digital marketing then earned her Bachelors of Science in Digital Retailing and minor in Strategic Communications. Her experiences both professionally and academically has given her a diverse range of skill set in graphic design, social media, and marketing. In her free time, you'll probably catch Estacey watching re-runs of The Walking Dead and snacking on anything cheesy.