Hughes began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2010 and is committed to providing a comprehensive financial plan for each individual and business. Central to Hughes’s approach is cultivating a foundation of personal relationships with each individual client, working to gain an in-depth understanding of their particular needs, present circumstances, and personal goals for the future.

Hughes believes that every client has a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world, and having a defined process for making financial decisions is one of the keys to success. Through an individually tailored fact-finding process, Hughes is able to address holistic and comprehensive financial planning needs and create a custom financial plan to help ensure financial security.


Hughes earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Clemson University in 2010.

Professional Designations

Hughes earned his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) certification in 2017. This designation has long been recognized as the fundamental and foremost educational credential for life insurance professionals. To obtain the CLU® designation, a candidate must complete required coursework, meet experience requirements, maintain ethical standards, and comply with The American College's Code of Ethics and Procedures along with periodic recertification / continuing education requirements.

Hughes Schwartz

Financial Advisor


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