Abby Hugill, Department of Housing and Urban Development
 
 
Abby Hugill joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2008 through the MBA Fellows Program, an intensive two-year program which focuses on professional and personal growth through several developmental program components, including assignments in various HUD offices. Upon successful completion in 2010, Ms. Hugill accepted a position as a Healthy Homes Representative within HUD's Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. She is the Region VIII liaison tasked with furthering the mission to reduce health and safety hazards in housing in a comprehensive and cost-effective manner, with a particular focus on protecting the health of children and other sensitive populations in low-income households. Prior to joining HUD, Abby spent seven years working in the housing industry in the Denver area. She has a business degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from University of Colorado Denver.