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Bonnie McElveen-Hunter (Mary Bonnaeu McElveen) was born on 29 June, 1950 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, is a U.S. Ambassador to FinlandChair of the American Red CrossFounder & CEO of Pace Communications. Discover Bonnie McElveen-Hunter's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 70 years old?

Popular As Mary Bonnaeu McElveen
Occupation businesswoman, diplomat, philanthropist
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 29 June 1950
Birthday 29 June
Birthplace Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Nationality United States

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Who Is Bonnie McElveen-Hunter's Husband?

Her husband is Bynum Merritt Hunter (m 1980; d 2018)

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Husband Bynum Merritt Hunter (m 1980; d 2018)
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Children Bynum Merritt Hunter II

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Bonnie McElveen-Hunter worth at the age of 71 years old? Bonnie McElveen-Hunter’s income source is mostly from being a successful Businesswoman. She is from United States. We have estimated Bonnie McElveen-Hunter's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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Source of Income Businesswoman

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In 2004, McElveen-Hunter was appointed the first female chairperson of the American Red Cross. As chairperson, she has led the American Red Cross through the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and Hurricane Sandy. She has also since served on the boards of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the North Carolina Museum of Art. She also serves on the leadership council for ServiceNation. In 2013, McElveen-Hunter served as the Honorary Chairman of the 74th annual Wyndham Championship. She is on the National Advisory Board for High Point University and Elon University School of Law and has been a guest lecturer at Wake Forest University School of Business. She is a Lifetime Member of the Association and Junior Leagues International, Inc., a Lifetime Member of Hadassah, and a current member of Chief Executives Organization. She has given many commencement addresses in her career, including the 1988 University of North Carolina at Greensboro address, 2008 Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management, 2010 Coastal Carolina University, and 2012 North Carolina State University address.


McElveen-Hunter was appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to Finland by President George W. Bush, a position she held from 2001 to 2004. As the United States Ambassador to Finland, McElveen-Hunter organized the Helsinki Women Business Leaders Summit, where female CEOs from the United States, Baltic region, and Russia created a business model to be replicated in other parts of the world. In 2004 she hosted a second Summit in Riga, Latvia and a third Summit in 2007 in Amman, Jordan with Queen Rania for women from Iraq, Palestine, Syria, and other Middle Eastern countries. Tarja Halonen, the President of Finland, awarded her with the honor of Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion.


In 1980, McElveen married Bynum Merritt Hunter, an attorney. Together they have one son, Bynum Merritt Hunter, Jr. Their son graduated from Williams College in 2005 and from Harvard Business School in 2013. She owns homes in Greensboro, Palm Beach, and Washington, DC. She is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro and The Royal Poinciana Chapel in Palm Beach.


McElveen-Hunter founded Pace Communications, Inc. in 1973 and serves as the current Chief Executive Officer and Owner. She currently also serves as the Chairwoman of the Board of the American Red Cross and as a member of the Board of Trustees at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She has also served as a Trustee of the RAND Corporation and is a founder of the United Way Billion Dollar National Women's Leadership Initiative. In 2003 she initiated Stop Child Trafficking: End Modern-Day Slavery and Children of Karelia. She served as chairperson of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society and served on the United Way of America Board as a member of its National Leadership Council. She was also a member of the International Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity. She served as co-chairwoman of the annual national meeting of the Young Presidents Organization in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has also served on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Advisory Board, the Greensboro Development Corporation, the Renaissance Campaign of the United Arts Council, and the board of First Union National Bank. McElveen-Hunter has also served on the boards for iCivics, The Collectors Committee of the National Gallery of Art, the Washington National Opera, Blair House, Macedonian Ministry, Inc., National Portrait Gallery, Max Planck Florida Institute, and on the executive committee of The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach.


She graduated in 1968 from Bellevue High School in Nebraska. She attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri where she started to study fashion design but later switched to business law and marketing. After graduating she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina and worked for Bank of America where she was the first woman in their executive training program. She then worked for Community Publishing, as an advertising executive for Charlotte Magazine. In 1972 she moved to Greensboro, North Carolina to work for Republican congressman Walter E. Johnston, III and started Pace Magazine, which later became Pace Communications . Pace was ranked by Working Woman Magazine as one of the top 175 women-owned business in America.


Mary Bonneau "Bonnie" McElveen-Hunter (born June 29, 1950) is an American businesswoman, philanthropist, and diplomat who is the first female Chair of the Board of Governors of the American Red Cross. She is the founder and CEO of Pace Communications, a content and integrated marketing agency, and was the U.S. Ambassador to Finland from 2001 to 2003. She served as the finance chairwoman of Elizabeth Dole's campaign for the Republican nomination for U.S. president. She also started the first billion dollar women's leadership campaign in America for the United Way.