The Hughey Center for Financial Services (HCFS), named in honor of Bentley University alumnus David A. Hughey '55 (retired executive vice president of Dean Witter Intercapital), was established in 1997. The center was inaugurated by Mr. Peter S. Lynch, the former manager of Magellan Fund, and Vice Chairman, Fidelity Management & Research Company. The HCFS has earned a national reputation and has been featured on national and international media. The center's mission is to extend the educational goals of Bentley University through innovative classroom pedagogy, cutting-edge financial research, and real-world applications. Dr. Jahangir Sultan, Gibbons Research Professor of Finance, is the founding director of the Hughey Center for Financial Services/Trading Room. His vision is responsible for the Hughey Center's genesis as the pedagogical centerpiece of the Bentley University finance education.