Executive Vice President of Hunt Companies, Inc. | Director since 2021
Joshua Hunt is Executive Vice President of Hunt Companies, Inc, headquartered in El Paso, Texas. He is a member of Hunt Companies’ Board of Directors where he serves in several affiliate board, committee and executive capacities. In addition, Mr. Hunt is President of the Hunt Family Foundation and chairs the Hunt Family Council.
Founded in 1947, Hunt Companies, Inc. (Hunt) is a diversified and international family-owned holding company that invests in real estate assets, infrastructure and real-asset focused operating businesses. Today, the platforms employ over 3,000 people.
Mr. Hunt has long been a supporter of his city and the Borderplex region and has served on numerous civic, non-profit, and professional boards and committees. He currently serves on the Board (former Chairman) of The Hospitals of Providence (Memorial and Sierra), is Chairman of the El Paso Children’s Museum where he is founding chairman and is on the board (former Chairman) of the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation Board. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Borderplex Alliance, a member of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) President’s Athletic Advisory Council, and, is on the board of the education-focused Trellis Foundation. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) El Paso/Juarez Chapter and was a director of WestStar Title, a division of WestStar Bank.
Mr. Hunt is Chairman and CEO of MountainStar Sports Group (MSSG), an entity formed by Mr. Hunt and his father, Woody Hunt, and another El Paso family to promote regional economic development through sports and entertainment.
MountainStar Sports Group owns the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Triple-A Baseball affiliate of the San Diego Padres and El Paso Locomotive FC, a franchise team of the United Soccer League (USL), the second division of the United States Soccer Federation. Both teams play in Southwest University Park, a $75 million ballpark built as a public/private initiative of MSSG and the City of El Paso. MSSG is also an investor in the FC Juarez Bravos, that represents the Borderplex as a first-division soccer club of LIGA MX. Mr. Hunt serves as the control person for the El Paso Chihuahua’s of Minor League Baseball’s Pacific Coast League and serves as control person for El Paso Locomotive FC as well as on the Board of Governors of the United Soccer League (USL)
Mr. Hunt has received numerous awards and honors, including being named El Pasoan of the Year by El Paso Inc. in 2014, a shared honor with MSSG for bringing Triple-A Baseball to El Paso; and to the El Paso Business Hall of Fame by Junior Achievement in 2019.
Mr. Hunt graduated from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate/Finance. He also earned an MS degree with honors in Real Estate and Construction Management from the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver. Mr. Hunt has been a director of WestStar since 2021.