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Meet Our Class of 2018 Fellows: Hunter McClain

Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business

Hunter graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he earned his bachelor's degree in marketing. Following graduation Hunter moved to Houston, where he worked in several business development roles in the construction industry over the last 4 years. Outside of work, Hunter enjoys fundraising for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, running, traveling, and spending time with his partner Trey and their cat, Carrot. After earning his MBA from, Hunter plans to parlay his passion for marketing into the areas of brand management and brand strategy.

What made you consider business school?

I chose to attend business school, and more specifically Olin, because of the emphasis placed on collaboration inside the classroom. If I wanted to reach my potential, I knew I must surround myself with fellow ambitious, hard working, and savvy students Additionally, I wanted my classmates to come from backgrounds and experiences unfamiliar to mine, so that I would be challenged to think more broadly and unconventionally.

What are you most excited about in terms of your time in business school?

Collaboration with students from various backgrounds and experiences.

Who are some leaders (in the LGBT community, in business, or in society) that most inspire you?

Andy Cohen: As a fellow St. Louisan and branding genius, I think Andy is a great role model and leader for the LGBT community.

What's one thing everyone should know about you?

I'm a BRAVO fanatic.