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Dave Hunter

Dave HunterDave Hunter is a track & field journalist, announcer, and broadcaster.  Dave reports on the premier track & field gatherings around the globe, frequently serves as an arena or stadium announcer for championship events, and has undertaken foreign and domestic broadcast assignments in the sport.

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Participation in Track and Field

Announcer

  • NYC Armory (including the Millrose Games)
  • University of Akron
  • Akron Marathon
  • Spire Institute
  • NAIA Indoor Championships
  • Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Championships
  • Jesse Owens Track Classic
  • Buckeye Classic
  • The Ohio State University
  • Mid-American Indoor Championshps

Broadcaster

  • Big Ten Cross Country Championships
  • NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
  • Ivy League Outdoor Championships 
  • USATFtv
  • FloTrack:
    • Spire Institute
    • RunCzech Running League

Journalist

  • Track & Field/Marathoning/Road Racing/Cross Country
  • Serves as Senior Writer and writes weekly column for RunBlogRun
  • Serves as U.S. Correspondent and regular contributor for Track & Field News
  • Authors articles for other publications (e.g. Road Runners Club of America; Princeton Alumni Weekly)

Events Covered

  • IAAF Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Moscow [2013], Beijing [2015], and London [2017])
  • Every USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championship since 2003
  • NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & field Championships
  • Jesse Owens Track Classic
  • USA Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Penn Relay Carnival
  • B.A.A. Marathon
  • Boston New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
  • Diamond League meets in Birmingham, Zurich, and Brussels
  • U.S. Olympic Trials / Track & Field [2012;2016]
  • Olympic Games / Track & Field [2016]
     

Passion for Track and Field

  • Lifetime runner (record-setting High School and [abbreviated] Division I collegiate career; extensive post-collegiate Open and Masters career as a nationally–competitive marathoner and road racer; Marathon PR:  2:31:40);  has competed in 17 Boston Marathons; has raced every leg of the 200 mile Hood To Coast Relay
  • Lifetime track and field fan.
  • Understands the process and issues relating to athlete preparation and athletic performance in track and field. 
     

Professional Background

Brouse McDowell – Akron, Ohio

  • Brouse McDowell is a first-tier, full-service, business law firm with offices in Cleveland, Ohio; Akron, Ohio; and Elyria, Ohio.
  • Senior Partner/Corporate, Commercial, and Real Estate Law
  • Senior Partner (Longest tenured partner in the firm).  Over forty (40) years of private practice successes have earned peer-driven recognition for expertise in real estate law, corporate law, banking law, and bankruptcy law.
  • Led leadership team which has developed seven (7) residential condominium communities of over 700 residences.
  • Currently listed in “The Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2017” for banking law, bankruptcy law and corporate law; has been so listed since 1989.  Ranked with highest “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the premier lawyer ranking service.

Valley Savings Bank – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

  • Valley Savings Bank was a successful, $128+ million, ninety-one (91) year old community bank serving Cuyahoga Falls (a northern suburb of Akron) and surrounding communities.
  • CEO and Chairman, Board of Directors: April 1990 – September 2014
  • Director: July 1976 – September 2014
  • From leadership position, led Executive Committee in transformation of traditional savings and loan company into broad-based, full-service, community bank.  Under Hunter's guidance, bank asset size more than tripled.  Top decile economic performance has resulted in bank receiving the highest “five star” rating from Bauer Financial Services, the industry leader in financial services ranking.
  • Crafted strategic vision for bank which has allowed the bank to retain traditional community bank values while promoting innovative advances in the delivery of expanded banking services.
  • Negotiated terms and conditions of merger of Valley Savings Bank into Westfield Bank; transaction closed in September 2014.

Akron Marathon

  • The Akron Marathon is a successful, growing, and innovative annual celebration of running.  Recognized in the January 2008 issue of Runners World as one of the “10 up-and-coming marathons” in the country.  [In 2008, the Akron Marathon not only presented its traditional, annual races, but also hosted the 2008 USATF National Women’s 8km Championship, an event widely-acclaimed by USATF leadership, the participating national class athletes, and the local community.]
  • Hands-on, senior leader; Director, Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation: September 2002 – Present
  • Designed original race course and served on leadership team which took the Road Runner Akron Marathon from concept to celebrated, national marathon status in five (5) years.
  • Led Akron, Ohio into the “final four” selection process to host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for either the Men’s or Women’s Marathon.

Education

Legal

  • New York University School of Law (L.L.M., Corporate Law)
  • Academic Standing: G.P.A.: 3.7

University of Akron School of Law (J.D.)

  • Academic Standing: G.P.A.: 3.25
  • Rank: 5/106
  • Activities and Honors: Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Akron Law Review, Book Prize Recipient for highest grade in Remedies and Conflicts of Law

Undergraduate

  • Princeton University (A.B., Economics)
 
 

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