J. Lee Hunter

J. Lee Hunter

    • Executive Vice President
    After a distinguished 36-year career at Southwire Company, Lee retired in 2006 as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  Now in his “second” career, Lee’s primary role at Hunter Wealth Management is to help our clients work to achieve their financial goals.

    Lee holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of West Georgia.   He is a Registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager and received a U.S. Patent.  Lee holds Series 7, 66, and 24 Registrations. 

    During his career, Lee served as a member of the code-making panel of the National Electrical Code for more than 12 years, and he received the 2002 Georgia National CIO of the Year Award. Additionally, he was selected by Computerworld as one of its Premier 100 IT Leaders in 2005.  For the past 18 years, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of True Natural Gas.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of Coweta-Fayette Electric Membership Cooperation. 

    Lee is a member of the White Oak Golden Kiwanis Club in Newnan and the Georgia Tech Alumni Association. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of Inner Harbor Children’s Hospital in Douglasville.  In addition, Lee is a Deacon of the Newnan First Baptist Church.  He and his wife, Susan, enjoy traveling and spending time with their family, including spoiling their three grandchildren.  In his spare time, Lee enjoys quail hunting in South Georgia and salmon fishing in Alaska.    


    *The Premier Advisor distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of educational components, business production and professionalism. Additional criteria, including length of service, may also be used to determine recipients.