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Hughey Newsome


Hughey Newsome, former chief financial officer of Flint, Mich., is the interim finance director and CFO for Pontiac, Mich. Previously, he served in a number of private-sector positions, most recently as s senior manager for the business consulting firm MorganFranklin and with the process improvement consulting firm CGN & Associates, where he established and co-led a Center of Excellence.

Newsome holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a master's degree in elecrical engineering from Stanford University.

Lessons Flint has learned as it works to get lead out of its drinking water can show the way for other cities coping with their own crises.