Kip Hunter is the CEO and Founder of Kip Hunter Marketing, a full service brand marketing, advertising, creative design, social media and special events firm located in Downtown Ft. Lauderdale.
Kip Hunter has over 25 years of experience in brand development, marketing, advertising and special event experience in the retail, corporate, sports, entertainment and charity arenas. Ms. Hunter began her career with Bass Tickets, the computerized ticketing company that was the predecessor to Ticketmaster in South Florida where she rose to President of the company. She was a Vice President with The Miami Heat Basketball Team for seven years and President of Marketing with Levinson Jewelers for 6 years.
She has received industry recognition as one of the 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, “Woman of the Year in Corporate Communications” from the Atlantic Florida Chapter of Women in Communications; received a “Building our Community” Award in Communications from the March of Dimes; was a finalist for “Corporate Executive in Advertising & Marketing” at the Business Woman of the Year Awards presented by the South Florida Business Journal and led the Levinson team that was honored as “Retail Marketer of the Year” at the Town & Country Magazine Design Awards presented at the Couture Jewelry Collection & Conference, an event which brings together the most upscale fine jewelry retailers and designers in the industry.
In addition to her corporate charity endeavors, Hunter has many personal ties to the community. She chaired the 2007 Broward County Heart Ball themed “The Dazzling Diamonds Ball.” Ms. Hunter serves on the boards and committees of several community organizations including: 2-1-1 Broward; Footy’s Bubbles and Bones Gala to benefit Here’s Help’ and Beach Bash, an event benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
A graduate of Florida International University, Ms. Hunter is a South Florida native and lives in Ft. Lauderdale with her husband Joey Epstein.