Michael J. HunterChief Financial Officer
Michael J. Hunter is vice president and chief financial officer of Wilbur-Ellis. He joined Wilbur-Ellis in March of 2004 as the corporate controller before his promotion in 2010 to his current role. Today, he is responsible for finance, treasury, accounting, enterprise risk management, credit and tax functions.
Prior to joining Wilbur-Ellis, Hunter began his career in 1984 in the audit department at Ernst & Young in San Francisco. He spent 11 years with the company in various roles, including as a senior manager serving the financial services and retail industries. In 1995, Hunter joined Crown Vantage Inc., a publicly traded $1 billion paper manufacturer headquartered in Oakland, California. And, in 2000, Hunter joined Alameda, California-based Montclair Group, an incubator and primary investor in a group of biotechnology startups. At Montclair Group, he served as chief financial officer.
In 1983, Hunter earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a certified public accountant, licensed in California. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Hunter resides in San Francisco with his wife, Laura Cashion, and their youngest child, while his other two children attend college.