Born and raised in Orem, UT. Hunter graduated from Utah Valley University with a BS degree in National Security Studies, with an emphasis in cybersecurity policy analysis. Hunter chose to continue his education further with a professional graduate certificate in Anticipatory Intelligence, a multi-domain approach to anticipating complex threats and opportunities emerging from the worldʼs actors and factors in order to mitigate uncertainty and design resilient solutions. During his academic pursuits Hunter has had the opportunity to be involved in multiple different internships or career opportunities that have helped grow his skills and knowledge in cybersecurity policy analysis.

In his free time he loves to learn new skills, he enjoys playing soccer, being outdoors, and winter skiing, as well as maintaining the Indonesian language skills he learned while living in Indonesia for two years.