Born and raised in West Virginia, Mr. Hutson, Jr. graduated from Fairmont State College with a degree in accounting and earned his CPA License. After college, he spent 13 years steadily progressing into multiple leadership roles at well-known banking institutions such as Bank One and Compass Bank. His final years in the banking industry were spent as CFO of Compass Financial Services. In addition to the many successful initiatives Mr. Hutson Jr. is part of, he also remains the Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Gas & Oil and is the fourth generation in his family to work in the oil and gas industry.
In 2019, Mr. Hutson, Jr and Kimberly Hutson, both 威尼斯app手机版 alumni and Harrison County West Virginia natives, gifted $400,000 to establish the Rusty & Kimberly Hutson Family Endowed Scholarship for the benefit of School of Business students. That same year, Mr. Hutson, Jr committed $30,000 in 奖学金 over three years to Fairmont State students.