Anna Hunter, a Morehead Scholar, graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1996 with a B.S. in Business. Anna was UNC Varsity Cross Country Letter Winner, earned Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll distinction, played UNC Club Soccer, and was an active member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
She later earned a Masters of Education degree in 2006.
Anna founded Girls on the Run (GOTR) of Atlanta, a running and character development program for elementary and middle school girls, in the Spring of 2000. Since its founding, GOTR of Atlanta has served 25,000 girls. Prior to GOTR, Anna worked as Director of Annual Giving at Shackleton Schools, a non-profit, expedition-style high school in Boston, and in the Corporate Finance Department at The Robinson-Humphrey Company (now SunTrust Robinson Humphrey) in Atlanta. Anna has volunteered with a number of inner-city ministries and as a family, has served with Edify in Ethiopia and the Dominican Republic.
Anna helps facilitate the Lydia mentoring group through the NC Study Center and serves on the local Young Life committee. She and her husband, Chris, live in Chapel Hill with their children, Katie, Molly and Will.