David Hughes, Assistant Division Manager

What do you like about your job at ARA-BerrieHill? 

“The favorite aspect of my job is working with very smart teammates who are helping to develop tomorrow’s technology. I seem to learn something new every day.”


MBA Accounting, University of Dayton

Certified Public Accountant

B.S. Accounting, University of Dayton


Dave is responsible for most business operations functions at BerrieHill Research Division of ARA, including accounting, banking, human resources, contracts, DCAA reporting & audits, proposal preparation, and project accounting/reporting.  He has worked in the defense contracting sector since 1991 in a variety of accounting, finance, and project management roles of increasing responsibility. 

Prior to that, he worked for six years at Ernst & Young performing financial audits for publicly and privately owned businesses in the manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors.  While at the University of Dayton, Dave worked as a Co-op Evaluator/Auditor for the United States General Accounting Office.

Dave is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.

Learn about other members of the ARA-BerrieHill management team.