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Tom Hunter
President and CEO - Hunter Corporation
828-694-2521

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.

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Charlie Schwerin
Controller

I grew up in Half Moon Bay California. Moved to North Carolina in 2011. Graduated from Southern Pines Community College with an associate's degree in business finance. I moved to Asheville 6 years ago and came onboard with the Hunter team 4 years ago as an accounting clerk. I worked my way up to Office Manager and eventually to my current position while finishing my degree, I graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in 2019 with a bachelor's in accounting.  I have been the controller for Hunter Corp for 2 years and plan to start studying for my CPA over the next year.   

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Adam Baker
General Manager, Managing Partner

Adam started with Dal-kawa cycle center in 1999 in the service department. He worked as a technician until 2010 when he became the Service Manager. He continued as the Service Manager after the Hunter group purchased the company in 2017. He is now the General Manager and owner of Hunter power Sports. Adam is married and has three children. 

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Randy Hunter
Chairman - Hunter Corporation
828-309-0304

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.

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Tim Walters
COO
828.694.2582

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 COO for the Hunter Corporation.

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Hector Abelairas
Hunter Subaru Hyundai Volvo GM
828.693.8661

Hector is originally from New Jersey. He has recently moved up to WNC from Miami, Florida to join the Hunter team as the new S/H/V/G General Manager. He has been in the automotive industry for over 30 years. Hector is an experienced and well-reputed General Manager. He received a  Business Admin Executive Certificate from the University of Notre Dame. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Phoenix.

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Kate Redmond
Marketing and BDC Director
828.694.2580


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