Mercedes Hunt

Founder of Map & Compass Consulting and director of undergraduate business programs at Granite State College


Hunt’s consulting company specializes in sustainability advice for the hospitality, events, tourism, and venue industries. An educator, she has a Ph.D. in parks, recreation, and tourism with an emphasis in sustainable events, venues, and tourism from the University of Utah. Hunt previously worked in the events industry in Los Angeles and was managing director/events director for The International Ecotourism Society.

About 10 years ago, sustainability was seen as a sexy trend, everyone wanted in on it. Then slowly, people started to focus on other needs such as good Wi-Fi and security. My goal is to bring sexy back and to broaden perspectives of sustainability to not just include the environmental, ‘green’ stuff but also the well-being of our people.”

Mercedes Hunt
LOCATION: New England
TOPICS: Sustainability, employee engagement, crisis management, leadership

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