Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Founder at Pace Communications, Inc.

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Founder at Pace Communications, Inc.

Biography

Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pace, the largest independently owned custom content agency in the nation, serving Fortune 500 and leading companies including Southwest Airlines, Walmart, Wells Fargo, Verizon, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

She was appointed as the first woman National Chairman of the Board of the American Red Cross in 2004. In 2007, she co-founded The Tiffany Circle Society of Women Leaders, which has grown to include 63 Chapters nationwide. To date, all Tiffany Circle Chapters combined have raised nearly $90 million dollars for the American Red Cross.

From 2001-2003, McElveen-Hunter served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Finland.

As Ambassador, she initiated the Stop Child Trafficking: End Modern-Day Slavery and Children of Karelia program, as well as founded the Women Business Leaders Summit®, a model for business entrepreneurship partnering women business leaders which continues around the world. She was awarded one of Finland’s highest honors – The Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion.

As a long-time philanthropist and charitable-cause activist, she has served as a member of the International Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity, chaired the Alexis de Tocqueville Society, served on the United Way of America Board as a member of its National Leadership Council, and founded the United Way Billion Dollar National Women’s Leadership Initiative which to date has raised over $1 billion dollars.

Overview
Career Highlights

Pace Communications, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

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Number of Boards

12

Number of Awards

2

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Finance Chair at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The American Red Cross

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Founder at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

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President & Trustee at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

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Executive Director at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

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Founder at America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

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Former Vice President at Mars, Inc.

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First Vice President & Trustee at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

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Member, Leadership Team at Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

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Chief Human Resources Officer at The American Red Cross

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Founder at Pace Communications, Inc.
Career History
Founder
1973 - Current

Pace Communications, Inc. provides custom publishing and printing services. The company offers a bimonthly magazine that delivers travel, automotive, financial services, insurance and safety advocacy information. It also provides web sites & web content, such as exclusively weddings, a consumer catalog and web site that offer wedding accessories, invitations, favors and wedding party gifts. Pace Communications was founded by Bonnie McElveen-Hunter in 1973 and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

Vice Chairman
Current

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is America's living memorial to President Kennedy. It is the nation's busiest performing arts facility: each year the Center's seven theaters host approximately 2,000 performances. The Kennedy Center presents the greatest performers and performances of music, dance and theater, supports artists in the creation of new work; and serves the nation as a leader in arts education. Each season, Kennedy Center performances attract audiences of nearly two million, and an additional 20 million attend touring productions or tune into Center-related television, Internet, or radio broadcasts.

Ambassador to Finland
2001 - 2003

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $200K
2018

National Museum of Women in the Arts operates as a museum dedicated to championing women through the arts. The firm advocates for better representation of women artists and serves as a center for thought leadership, community engagement, and social change. The company was founded by Wilhelmina Cole Holladay and Wallace F. Holladay, Sr. in November 1981 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$5,000 - $10K
2017

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

$100K - $200K
2017

National Museum of Women in the Arts operates as a museum dedicated to championing women through the arts. The firm advocates for better representation of women artists and serves as a center for thought leadership, community engagement, and social change. The company was founded by Wilhelmina Cole Holladay and Wallace F. Holladay, Sr. in November 1981 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$3,700
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,100
2005

Former Senator from North Carolina

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Pace Communications, Inc. provides custom publishing and printing services. The company offers a bimonthly magazine that delivers travel, automotive, financial services, insurance and safety advocacy information. It also provides web sites & web content, such as exclusively weddings, a consumer catalog and web site that offer wedding accessories, invitations, favors and wedding party gifts. Pace Communications was founded by Bonnie McElveen-Hunter in 1973 and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

Awards & Honors
North Carolina State University
National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations - Ellis Island Medals of Honor
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