Chief Financial Officer
Sonna Hughes serves as Chief Financial Officer/Controller at Bridgetree. She joined Bridgetree in 2020, bringing more than 30 years of experience in accounting, financial analysis and corporate compliance. Ms. Hughes provides strategic leadership while maintaining existing finance and administrative and human resource operations for the US operations. Along with oversight responsibility for the financial operations of the Hong Kong and India Subsidiaries.
Sonna has years of experience in various roles CFO, Controller, Accounting Manager, and Finance Manager. She developed and communicated financial insights and ensured data driven decision making. This included ad-hoc financial reporting & analysis, measurement scorecards, identifying & mitigating risks & managing a team of finance and HR professionals.
Prior to joining Bridgetree Sonna was Controller for Acuity.co (Dec 2016 – Jan 2020) where she was instrumental in growing revenue for startups to mid-size companies across the US, Italy and Australia. She partnered with her clients to drive business value developing efficient accounting processes that return meaningful financial data back to the bottom line. While maintaining KPI dashboards and other internal reporting such as cash flow projections, forecast. She met each client’s unique needs at various stages of the business life cycle.
American City Business Journals was home for Sonna (2006-2015) as Controller effectively managing 40 Business Journal titles across the US and 4 magazine titles. Successfully converting their cash & scan operations along with their billing and receivables application to a more robust solution that saved the company over half a million dollars savings a year.
Other companies Sonna has contributed to:
Sonna is a natural organizer, mentor, collaborator who excels at formulating sound financial strategy. Always with the mindset that it is her own business, caring about collective success.