Hunter joined the USDA CIO’s Office as the Deputy CIO for Policy and Planning. In her role, she establishes policy frameworks for the agency’s operations. With over 30 years of experience in the information technology industry, Hunter has demonstrated a strong ability to build and sustain relationships with public/private stakeholders to lead innovative projects and inter-agency initiatives. Previously, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vulcan Enterprises, an IT strategic planning consulting organization. Hunter earned a bachelors degree from Villanova University and a master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.