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John Hug

  • Adjunct Professor
  • School of Accountancy & MIS
  • (312) 362-6783
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 6000
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

MBA, University of Chicago
BS in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant​


John Hug has taught graduate and undergraduate accounting at DePaul University since 2011.  Previously he was an adjunct faculty member at Dominican University (1995 – 2010) and Keller Graduate School of Management (1979-1986),  where he taught accounting, finance and strategic management.

Professional experience includes KPMG (1970 – 1995), alternating between assurance and management consulting.  Among his roles were: partner in charge of the middle market practice for the Chicago office; partner in charge of the Schaumburg office; and partner in charge of the Chicago office Strategic Services consulting practice .

From 1995 to 2011 he was Chief Financial Officer of a chemical corporation specializing in manufacture, repacking and distribution of water treatment chemicals.

He also is chief financial officer of a real estate investment firm based in Chicago ​​​