OAKLAND, CA: The Golden State Warriors have appointed Gail Hunter, former SVP at the National Basketball Association for 13 years, VP of public affairs and event management.
Hunter's responsibilities will include leading the organization's community outreach efforts and liaising with groups that operate Oracle Arena, such as the Joint Powers Authority, AEG, and Levy Restaurants. She will also serve as executive director of the charitable arm of the team, the Warriors Foundation.
Previously, Hunter worked for the NBA since 1999, serving as SVP of events and attractions for the last decade. Hunter has also worked for Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners as director of corporate marketing and at Major League Baseball as director of promotional events.