Harry Hunter, Jr., a Savannah native, was recently featured in the third edition of the Who’s Who in Black Detroit.
Hunter is director of the State of Michigan’s Office of the State Employer/Employee Service Program.
In this position, he serves as the ad ministrator for planning, organizing and managing the employee assistance and traumatic incident stress management services for Michigan employees. The State of Michigan has a workforce of approximately 55,000 employees.
For 20 years, Hunter served on the board of directors for the National Council on Alcoho1ism and Drug Dependence – Greater Detroit Area.
In recognition of exceptional achievement, outstanding leadership and dedication to improving the quality of life, he received the Spirit of Detroit Award from the Detroit City Council.
Harry received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan.
He is a certified peer reviewer for the EAP Accreditation Program with the Council on Accreditation in New York.
He is also a licensed master social worker in the state of Michigan. Hunter lives in downtown Detroit where he has resided for the past 31 years.
Hunter is the son of Mr. Harry, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Hunter who still reside in Savannah.