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Delano Hunter

A native Washingtonian, Delano Hunter was appointed in December 2015 as Director of Serve DC. Hunter’s orientation for community service began at Spingarn Senior High School where he served as president of the Key Club and student government association. Hunter’s community service continued both nationally and globally while serving as president of the student government association at Delaware State University where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Business Management and studied abroad in Europe and Africa. Hunter received his MBA at Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business.

Hunter worked for Nike Inc. in Beaverton, Oregon as a member of the highly selective Retail Development Program. While in Oregon, Hunter co-founded the Nike Product Creation Experience (NPCE), which provides mentorship to inner-city youth while teaching the product creation process. The NPCE is now in its ninth year. Hunter was honored for his business and community contributions by being awarded the 2008 Nike Black Employee Network Person of the Year Award.

In Ward 5 where Hunter resides with his wife and son, Hunter went on to serve as an organizer in the Brentwood community. In this capacity, Hunter worked closely with residents on workforce development, truancy prevention, and community empowerment initiatives.

A civic minded resident, Hunter serves as president of the Gateway Community Association.

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