Paden Hughes is a popular public speaker, small business consultant and business owner. She is asked to speak locally on topics of professional development, health and wellness throughout the county. Her most popular topic to speak on is how Human Resource managers and business leaders can embrace younger generations and understand the generational gaps. She also is a small business consultant, working primarily with small business owners on teaching technicians the practical side of running a business well. She loves and is passionate about educating and inspiring people to achieve their potential. Prior to running Gymnazo full time, Paden was a consultant at Collaboration Business Consulting and has worked with over dozens of Central Coast companies helping them build thriving businesses. Before that she worked in Corporate Communications for the Europe Division of Frost & Sullivan. She currently lives in San Luis Obispo where she and her husband own and operate a rehabilitation and fitness center.