Gail Hunter

2018 Speaker

GAIL HUNTER is in her sixth season as vice president of public affairs, community relations and event management for the Golden State Warriors. Hunter joined the Warriors after thirteen years at the National Basketball Association, where she served as the league’s senior vice president, events and attractions. Prior to joining the NBA, Hunter served as the director of corporate marketing for the Seattle Mariners, and before that, spent seven years as director of promotional events for Major League Baseball. A member of the Washington State Bar, she practiced law in Seattle before beginning her sports business career as the assistant director of championships for the NCAA. Among her many awards and accomplishments, Hunter was inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame in March of 2016, and the SportsBusiness Journal selected Hunter as a member of their 2014 class of “Game Changers: Women in Sports Business.” An active member of WISE (Women In Sports & Events), she serves as a mentor in the WISE Within mentorship program, and was named a 2012 WISE Women of the Year. Hunter earned a BA in theatre arts and business administration from the Fredonia campus of the State University of New York and earned her law degree from the University of North Carolina. @gswarriors2day

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