Chief Diversity Officer and SVP, Human Resources


William Hughston detail

William Hughston joined Spectra with nearly 20 years of experience in matters impacting people relations in business and organizations. William implements his strategic vision to build the corporate and field teams, including HR business partners, talent acquisition, talent development, performance management, and benefits. An authority on change management, William has deep experience transforming the HR organization into a more consultative function to help drive business metrics. In his role at Spectra, he employs this skillset and implement new systems to support and streamline processes and procedures.

Prior to joining Spectra, William was Senior Vice President, Human Resources with Thompson Hospitality Corporation, where he executed local, regional, and corporate initiatives across the organization. His background also includes various leadership positions with Aramark, Lowes Home Improvement, The Target Corporation, and The Home Depot.

William received his Bachelor of Science in labor and industrial relations as well as his Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Penn State University.