Chairman and Chief Executive Office
Hunt Companies, Inc.
Woody L. Hunt is chairman and chief executive officer of Hunt Companies, Inc., and its affiliated companies. Hunt Companies is a diversified investment, real estate development, design-build, construction, asset, and property management holding company headquartered in El Paso, Texas. It has branch offices in Honolulu, Hawaii; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Washington, D. C. Mr. Hunt also serves as chairman of the Hunt Family Foundation that he and his wife, Gayle, established in 1987.
Mr. Hunt graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, and subsequently received his MBA in Finance from UT. He also earned an MA in Management from the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.
Mr. Hunt is past president and current board member of the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation in El Paso; member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center-Houston; founding member of the Paso del Norte Group in El Paso where he now serves on the Executive Committee; member of the Development Board at The University of Texas at El Paso; member of the Development Board for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; and member of the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).
Mr. Hunt previously was the vice chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents; served seven years, three as chairman of the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO); was chairman of the Texas Select Commission on Higher Education and Global Competitiveness; was a member of the Commission for College Ready Texas and the Texas Tax Reform Commission; and was chairman of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation. He was a member of the Board of Directors and chairman of the Finance Committee of PNM Resources in Albuquerque, New Mexico.