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David Wittmer Hunter

David Wittmer Hunter, American security brokerage executive. Recipient Yale Aurelian award, 1946.


  • Hunter, David Wittmer was born on August 11, 1928 in Pittsburgh. Son of Frank H. and Josephine (Wittmer) Hunter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Amherst College, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.


    • Partner, McKelvy & Company, 1954-1969. Executive vice president, Chief Executive Officer Parker/Hunter, Inc., 1969-1971, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1971-1978, chairman, chief executive officer, 1978-1983, chairman board, 1983-1990, Hunter Associates, Inc., since 1992. Board directors Lockhart Iron & Steel, Pittsburgh, Fidelity Guard Services, Inc., Pittsburgh, Kiene Diesel Accessories, Addison, Illinois, Mestek, Inc., Justifacts, United States Tool and Die.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    President Richland Youth Foundation, 1968-782. Board directors Better Business Bureau, 1967-1974, Pittsburgh Public Theater, president, 1984-1985, Pittsburgh-Allegheny County chapter American Red Cross chairman 1973-1976, 89-92, chairman national convention, 1985, Algor, Inc., 1993, Minority Capital Foundation, West Penn American Automobile Association, also chairman. Trustee, vice chairman Shady Side Academy, 1965-1975, 87-90.

    President Enterprise & Education Foundation, since 1987, former director and vice chairman. Corporation board directors North Hills Passavant Hospital With Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Investment Bankers Association (president Western Pennsylvania group 1970, chairman Mid-Atlantic group 1972), Securities Industry Association (governor 1973-1978, chairman board directors 1977, chairman governing council 1978, trustee economic education since 1978, member SIA Economic Education Found), National Association Securities Dealers Inc.

    (board governors 1984-1987, chairman board governors 1986-1987), Finance Analysts Federation, Chi Psi, Securities Industry Association, Duquesne Club. Clubs: Bond (Pittsburgh), Harvard-Yale-Princeton (Pittsburgh), Harvard Business School (Pittsburgh). University, Butler Country, Rolling Rock.


    • Married Mary Louise Clark, July 26, 1952. Children: Peter C., Susan E., David Wittmer.
    • father: Frank H. Hunter
    • mother: Josephine (Wittmer) Hunter
    • spouse: Mary Louise Clark
    • children: Peter C. Hunter
    • Susan E. Hunter
    • David Wittmer Hunter
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    Born August 11, 1928
    • 1950
      Amherst College
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1954 - 1969
    • 1969 - 1971
      executive, Parker/Hunter
    • 1969 - 1971
      Chief Executive Officer, Parker/Hunter
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