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Networking, employment, business resource firm Hughes Group to formally open new Tacoma headquarters Thursday

Post by C.R. Roberts / The News Tribune on Nov. 30, 2011 at 1:20 pm |
November 30, 2011 1:20 pm

The Hughes Group on Thursday will celebrate the opening in of its newly remodeled headquarters in Tacoma following a move from Lakewood.

Among other enterprises, the company offers a “business accelertor” to assist women- and veteran-owned businesses find resources and develop leads for government contracting.

Hughes Group employs 278 people and counts offices 10 states, according to spokeswoman Naomi Taumaletia. Close 50 are employed at the Tacoma office, located at 3701 So. Lawrence St.

The company also partners with WorkSource to provide employment for jobseekers.

Company President and CEO Patrick L. Hughes Sr. will speak at the Thursday press conference and tour, Taumaletia said.

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