Meet Our Executive Team

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Tom Hunter
President and CEO - Hunter Corporation

Tom Hunter graduated from Davidson College in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He then worked for a startup joint-venture between MidSouth Financial and Centura Bank. After several promotions culminating in Vice President, Mr. Hunter was selected to attend UNC's Kenan-Flager Business School and graduated with honors in 1999. Upon graduation, Mr. Hunter worked as a mergers and acquisitions associate for Brookwood Associates, LLC, an investment bank in Charlotte, NC. In 2002, he joined his family's company, Hunter Corporation, Inc. While attending NADA's Dealer Academy, Mr. Hunter worked at all positions within the dealership, from parts counter, sales to sales manager. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunter Corporation.

Randy Hunter
Chairman - Hunter Corporation

Randy Hunter graduated from East Carolina University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In September of 1984 he began his career with Hunter Corporation, Inc. Randy has worked in all departments and has held practically every position at both dealerships, including sales representative, service writer, finance manager, new and used car manager and general sales manager. He has garnered many sales awards from Chevrolet's Legion of Sales leaders and the Truck Honor Club. In 1998 he was promoted to General Manager of Hunter Nissan Lincoln Mercury. The dealership has earned several awards, including Nissan's prestigious Award of Merit. He is currently serving as the Chairman and Visionary of Hunter Corporation.

Tim Walters

Tim graduated from Indiana University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He then began a career as CFO at LCD, Inc., where he oversaw substantial growth. He went on to become Controller and COO at Penske Automotive Group, where he proactively participated in returning the dealership to profitability by the end of the year. Following this success, Tim moved to Bill Heard Enterprises as Controller & Platform Controller, where he was able to achieve the highest net profits the platform had ever experienced. Similarly, at Prebul Enterprises, Tim was directly responsible for returning the organization to profitability within 8 months. Tim is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Georgia Society of CPA's. He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Hunter Corporation.

Randy McFalls
Fixed Operations Director

Randy has been a Henderson County resident all his life. He attended West Henderson High School and has taken several courses in Automotive Technology and earned a certification in welding at Blue Ridge Community College.

During middle school, he held a full time job at Etowah Valley Country Club and performed a variety of duties on the grounds and in the dining room area at night. In 1978 his curiosity of the automotive business took him on a different path. He accepted a position with Carolina Auto Parts in Asheville as a stock clerk. After a few months he was asked to fill in as a counter person and then moved to the Hendersonville location of Blue Ridge Auto Parts as a full time counter person.

In early 1980 he made the decision to form a partnership and open a chain of Automotive Parts Stores, the first which was Mountain Auto Parts in Brevard N.C. In June of 1986, he sold his interest in the business and joined the Hunter Automotive Group in 1987 as a service consultant.

Randy was soon promoted to service manager and currently holds the position as Corporate Fixed Operations Director.

Bill Robins
Variable Operations Director

Bill Robins has served as Variable Operations Director for Hunter Automotive Group since July 2015. Mr. Robins began his automotive retailing career in 1976 in Newport News, Virginia, having served in multiple management positions with BMW of North America, Inc., as well as various other management positions in the private and publicly owned automotive industry.  Prior to starting his automotive career Mr. Robins taught school and experienced a successful coaching career.  He lives in Flat Rock with his wife Leslie of 30 years. They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Calvin Carpenter
General Manager: 1st Choice Auto Center

Calvin began his automobile finance career in Asheville with American Credit Corporation in 1978. American Credit was subsequently acquired by Barclays Bank, PLC and became BarclaysAmericanFinancial where he continued his career path in retail & direct automobile financing to sub-prime credit customers. Calvin specialized in automobile dealer business development in floor-plan and retail finance agreements in various states including NC, WV, IN, OH, MI, SC and TN. Barclays divested of their consumer finance division and Calvin chose to return home to Asheville and ended his career as a Senior Branch Manager after almost 13 years of service. Calvin almost immediately joined the Hunter Corporation family to develop an in-house dealer finance program as a dealer related finance company in May 1991. This business has enjoyed success for over 25 years and is one of the top buy-here-pay-here dealers in our market. Calvin currently serves as the General Manager for the 1st Choice Auto Center sales operation and the finance arm Auto Credit Assistance Corporation as well as member of the executive leadership team for Hunter Corporation.  

Beth McCann
Human Resources Director

Beth McCann graduated in 1998 with her Master's degree in Human Resources from Clemson University. She joins Hunter Corporation with over 20 years of human resource management experience from the upstate of South Carolina. Her expertise in being a collaborative business partner with company leadership has been cultivated in the manufacturing sector with progressive Fortune 500 companies. Beth brings her diverse knowledge and experience to our dealership as the Human Resources Director to help us build a culture and work environment that stands firm on our core values.