Sean Hughes, Director Of Corporate Affairs, Coach USA, oversees managing and delivering the Coach USA Group’s communications and Governmental Affairs strategy in the United States and Canada. His responsibilities include government relations, advocacy, media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, corporate communications, and corporate social responsibility.
Paramus, New Jersey-based Coach USA which is one of the largest transportation companies in North America that owns and operates 25 local companies. Some of those companies have been in business for more than 75 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motorcoach tours, charters, and sightseeing tours and is the parent to Megabus.com
Sean’s work in the public affairs field has yielded him numerous awards, including the 2003 and 2005 Gold Mercury Awards, and the 2003 SABRE and PR WEEK award for Public Affairs Campaign of the Year and was nominated for a 2010 SABRE Award for Associations. Additionally, he was inducted to the Irish Echo 40 under 40 Class of 2012 and won the People’s Choice Award. Also, he was inducted into the NJBIZ 40 Under 40 Class of 2014, and Twenty in 20 by the Advocacy Association in 2020.
Sean received his B.A. from Bloomfield College, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Communications. He has also attended professional development programs at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University and the United Nations.