As a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Hutt began his career in the St. Louis office of Ernst and Young. While with the Assurance and Advisory Division assigned to private and public companies, the firm selected him to serve as their Visiting Professor of Accounting at Morgan State University located in Baltimore, Maryland.
After completing his teaching assignment, Hutt elected to attend the University Of Maryland School Of Law. While in law school he interned in the Securities Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Hutt also clerked for the Honorable Judge Robert M. Bell, retired Chief Judge of Maryland Court of Appeals.
In 1983, Hutt co-founded Bennett, Hutt and Co., Certified Public Accountants with offices in Columbia, Maryland and Albuquerque, New Mexico. He also formed The Hutt Law Firm. These practice groups provide business, tax and legal advisory services. Practice focus areas include forensic and compliance auditing, CFO support, tax planning, representation in tax controversies and litigation support. Hutt’s family of companies also includes Mega Success Partners, LLC for business acquisition guidance and assistance, advisory services for renewable energy ventures, financial management training, outsource project management; enterprise risk practices and business turn around solutions.
The Hutt Companies major client engagements have included the NFL Players Association; Thurgood Marshall BWI Airport; Howard County, Maryland Government; Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission; MMG Ventures and Michigan Department of Commerce.
Hutt’s recent Board affiliations include Chair of the Audit Committee of Washington University in St. Louis; Regional Chair of Regulatory Fairness Board of SBA; Chair of the Audit Committee of Brown Capital Management; Board Vice-Chair of Howard County Community College in Columbia, Maryland; Treasurer of The Horizon Health Foundation of Maryland; Advance (Mutual Savings) Bank of Baltimore, Maryland; Maritime Academy of Baltimore.
Hutt has received numerous awards and recognitions including, the Distinguished Alumni Award (Olin School of Business of Washington University in St. Louis), Graduate of the Year (University of Maryland School of Law), Leadership in Law (The Daily Record), Accounting Advocate of the Year (U.S. Small Business Administration), and Distinguished Community Service Award (Waring-Mitchell Law Society of Maryland).