The Oklahoma City Adventure District (OKCAD) is excited to announce the hiring of Brittani Hunter as Executive Director. Hunter will be responsible for leading and managing the OKCAD including bolstering fundraising activities, marketing its members as well as promoting the area’s momentum and opportunities for economic development.
A Tulsa native, Hunter earned dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Sport Management and Marketing from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Business Administration with a focus of management from Southern Nazarene University. Her experience with the Oklahoma City Thunder created a passion for community engagement and as owner of Spiked. A Coffee Concept, located on NE 23rd Street, Hunter has further strengthened her business skills and local community ties. Using her entrepreneurial background, Hunter plans to work closely with the OKCAD Board to build relationships in the District and across the City to foster sustainable change in northeast Oklahoma City.
“We are excited to welcome Brittani in her new role,” said Dwight Lawson, OKC Zoo’s executive director and OKCAD Board Chair. “Brittani brings incredible experience and enthusiasm to this position. Through her leadership, we are confident she will continue to propel the District forward while building on our mission and connections with our members, visitors and the community.”
Hunter is eager to show her support as an advocate for OKCAD and is ready to promote the diverse entertainment and development opportunities in the District to visitors from Oklahoma City and the region. The public is invited to meet Brittani Hunter and hear more plans for the District at the OKCAD’s first “Afternoons in the Adventure District” on Thursday, May 19, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the new True Sky Credit Union located at 5029 N Martin Luther King Ave., Oklahoma City 73111.
Located in Northeast Oklahoma City, OKCAD is home to some of the Oklahoma’s most outstanding attractions including National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Remington Park, Science Museum Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Zoo and USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex and Museum and more–all within a 2-mile radius. In 2000, the attractions, in cooperation with Frontier Country Marketing Association, began combining their resources to create a marketing effort promoting the area as an entertainment destination for tourists and local residents. OKCAD was recognized by the City Council of Oklahoma City as an official entertainment district in 2003. Today, more than 3.3 million people visit the District annually to experience its world-class attractions and more. To learn more about OKCAD visit www.okcadventure.com.