Mr. Hutson spent thirty-seven years working for the Department of State as a high ranking diplomat. Before leaving the State Department, he was stationed across the globe in a number of capacities, and was Consul General in Moscow, Belgrade, Tashkent and Winnipeg.


President and CEO, CONSULTIMATE, LLC, and CONSULTIMATE International, Inc., Present;
Diplomatic Associate, Value-Added Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Present;
Diplomatic Associate, Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, Present;
Senior Management Analyst, Development Associates, INC., to evaluate Junior Achievement Russia, for USAID in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Angarak and Vladivostok, 2004;
U.S. Department of State Representative at the U.K Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) at Mazar-e-Sharif, for the five northern provinces of Afghanistan, 2003-2004;
Acting Consul, U.S. Embassy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2003;
Consular Officer at U.S Embassies, Dhaka and Kinshasa and Consulates General, Milan, Lagos and Guangzhou, 2001-2002;
Short Term Observer, OSCE/ODIHR Mission to Local Elections in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 2000;
Established CONSULTIMATE, LLC, Worldwide Consulting for Peace, Prosperity and Justice. Polling Supervisor, Local Elections, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2000;
Short-Term Observer, OSCE/ODIHR Mission to State Duma Elections in Russia. Retired from the Foreign Service. 1999;
Head of office, Office of the High Representative, Tuzla, Northeast Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1998-1999;
Head of U.S. Embassy Office in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, 1998;
Deputy to Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State for Economic Reconstruction, U.S. Embassy Sarajevo, 1997-1998;
Supervisor of Elections, Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Western Slavonija and Eastern Slavonija, Republic of Croatia, 1997;
Deputy Director, Regional Center of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1996-1997;
Deputy Head of Border Monitoring Mission, International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1995;
Charge d’affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy, Grenada, 1994-1995;
Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1993-1994;
Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1993-1995;
Deputy Principal Officer, ITS. Embassy, Bishkek, Kyrgyrzstan, 1992-1993;
Science Attache, U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1990-1992;
Chief of Travel Services (Consul General), American Institute in Taiwan, Taipei, 1987-1990;
Chinese Mandarin Language Studies at Foreign Service Institute,Washington, D.C and Chinese Language and Area Studies School, American Institute in Taiwan, Taipei, 1985-1987;
Regional Consular Officer for West Africa (Sierra Leone, Niger, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroun, Benin, and Nigeria), U.S.Embassy, Lagos, Nigeria, 1983-1985;
President, CONSULTLMATE, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1980-1983;
Executive Director, The American Council of Young Political Leaders, Washington, D.C., 1982-1983;
Vice President, INTERMAT International Materials Management Engineering, Houston, Texas, 1981-1982;
Consul General and First Secretary, U.S. Embassy, Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1978-1980;
Consul General, U.S. Consulate General, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1976-1978;
Program Officer for Bulgaria, Romania and Yugoslalvia, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1975-1976;
Special Assistant to the Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Washington, D.C., 1975;
Consul and First Secretary, U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1972-1975;
Serbo-Croatian Language Training, Foreign Service Institute, Washington, D.C., 1971-1972;
Special Assistant to Ambassador Douglas MacArthur II, U.S Embassy, 1970-1971;
Vice Consul, U.S. Embassy, Tehran, Iran, 1968-1970;
Entry to Foreign Service and Training at Foreign Service Institute, Washington, D.C., 1967-1968;
Chief, Office of Logistics, U.S. Army Intelligence School, Ft. Holabird, Maryland, 1966-1967;
Intelligence Officer, 467th Intelligence Detachment and G2, U.S. Army Alaska, Ft. Richardson, Alaska, 1964-1966;
Russian Language Training, Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, California, 1963
Infantry Officer and Combat Intelligence Officer Training, Ft. Benning, Georgia and Ft. Holabird, Maryland, 1962-1963.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, Bachelor of Arts, International Affairs, 1962;
Red Cloud High School, Red Cloud, Nebraska, High School Diploma, 1957.

Languages Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin)
Farsi (Persian)


Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired Club, International Ethical Alliance, Monarchist League, The American Council of Young Political Leaders, Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation, American Foreign Service Association.