La’Kitha Hughes, MS

Grant Accounting Manager

La’Kitha works closely with the UMMC Telehealth Center of Excellence as a Grants Accounting Manager to support the grants team, TCOE budgets, projects, project implementation, and Principal Investigators (PIs,). Prior to joining the UMMC Team in 2021, La’Kitha served as the associate director of Facilities and Construction Management for sixteen years at another Mississippi Institution for Higher Learning with extensive project management experience and an extensive budgetary and finance background. La’Kitha’s has a BS in Business Administration (Management) and an MS in Technology from Mississippi State University and working to complete a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership, Higher Education.

LaKitha Huges