Marisol Hughes is Executive Vice President and General Counsel at WilsonHCG. She leads two key support functions, legal and people & culture.
In this role, Marisol drives the company’s internal human capital management strategy – including talent growth and development, compensation and benefits, and employee relations and engagement programs – to support the company’s continued growth, innovation, and profitability. On the legal side, serving as the company’s top legal advisor, she and her team negotiate key contracts, assist in the navigation of mergers and acquisitions, oversee compliance and corporate governance and support the company’s foreign market entry and expansion. Marisol is also WilsonHCG’s diversity lead and is committed to expanding and improving diversity, inclusion, and equity at WilsonHCG and its clients. She ensures diversity and inclusion is front and center as part of the company's strategic vision and helps the company foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and respected.
Prior to joining WilsonHCG, Marisol engaged in both private civil litigation and public sector work, including for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She started her career as a recruiter, which ignited her passion for talent acquisition. Marisol is an active member of the Florida Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel; she holds a Juris Doctor degree and an MBA. Her passion for people led to her being named a Leader in Diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal in 2019, 2018 and 2017.
Marisol was named a Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Corporate Counsel honoree in 2020 and was named to the Staffing Industry Analysts 2020 40 under 40 list. Marisol was also named to the SIA 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer's list.
Outside of work, Marisol enjoys traveling to new places, eating great food and chasing after her two sons!