Board of Directors
Shane Hughes - President, Communications Chair
Shane Hughes has been a visual communications specialist since 1989, having served as Art Director for advertising agencies, printing companies, and in-house marketing departments such as Bealls Department Stores. For the past 15 years, Shane has been a member of the luxury real estate marketing team at Michael Saunders & Company, where he oversees the corporate brand as Creative Director.
Since joining the American Advertising Federation in 2008, Shane has won 18 ADDY Awards including the coveted Judge's Choice in 2013, one Gold ADDY in 2017, one Gold in 2014, three Golds in 2013 and 1 Gold in 2008.
Originally from the rural outskirts of Dayton, Ohio, Shane has lived in the Sarasota area since 1991. He enjoys rollerblading, photography, travel, exploring, philosophy, nature, home improvement and spending quality time with his three-year-old son.