Annual Fund Class Council Co-Chairs 2012-2014
Hunt and Stanley to lead Annual Fund Class Council 2012-2014
Fran G. Hunt graduated from what was then called Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia in 1980 with a degree in Business & Public Administration. He is President of Hunt Commercial Properties Group, Inc. in Newport News traveling throughout the southeastern states working on business-related endeavors.
While in college, Fran was a member of the varsity basketball team, student council, was a founding member of Tau Beta Chi local fraternity where he served as president. He was also a Charter member of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Epsilon Epsilon Chapter where he served as Warden and Archon.
Fran serves as an at-large member of the UVa-Wise Alumni Association and as a member of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Hawpe-Donathan Alumni Scholarship committee, member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, past chairman of the Virginia Peninsula Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Committee, past board member of the First United Methodist school board past member of the Oyster Point Rotary Club.
Fran's wife, Martha Hankins Hunt, graduated 1981 and has enjoyed a successful career in Assisted Living and Nursing Home administration. They have three children Colin, Paige and Patrick.
Fran is looking forward to playing an active role in educating alumni about the importance of annual giving. “I have always viewed UVA-Wise as a place of tremendous opportunity. To this day I am still benefitting from what the college has to offer. Annual giving enables us to continue these opportunities to help those that are striving to make a difference today for tomorrow,” Fran said.
Kim Moffit Stanley graduated from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She is employed in the Wise County Public School System as a fourth grade teacher at Powell Valley Primary School.
While in college, she was an active member of the Student Virginia Education Association. She received the Norton Lions Club Scholarship while in college and was very appreciative of the Club’s support.
Kim’s husband, Matthew, graduated from UVa-Wise in 2004 and they live in Wise. She is very active in her church, leading youth music and assisting the Sunday School Superintendent.
“With the help of donors I was able to complete my college degree with little debt and go on to be a first generation college graduate in my family. I have a passion for UVa-Wise and look forward to the opportunity helping educate alumni and friends about the importance of annual giving,” Stanley said.