Hunter Corn is a proud native North Carolinian with more than twenty-five years of professional non-profit experience. Born and raised in rural Cleveland County, he worked in the Office of University Development while attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After living in the Washington DC area serving two national non-profits, he returned to his home state working at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce for over a decade. He joined the staff of Wildacres Leadership Initiative over six years ago guiding the organization through two Friday Fellowship class cycles and the covid-19 pandemic. Hunter strongly believes in improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians across the state and has served on the boards of statewide organizations such as the NC AIDS Action Network and Equality NC. He lives in Raleigh with his husband Stuart.