Dent A. Hunter Jr.

Dent Hunter, Jr. is a lifelong resident of New Orleans and Chief Operating Officer of Circular Consulting LLC. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Southern University at New Orleans and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from American Public University. He has also worked for major U.S. companies such as Budweiser, Kellogg’s, McCormick, and Sam’s Club.


Since returning to the city in October 2005 following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Dent has focused primarily on the revitalization of New Orleans. He knows, firsthand, the challenges that companies face in attracting top notch professionals.  At Circular, he helps to develop young talent assigned to local projects which, in turn, leads to the advancement of the City of New Orleans as a whole.


Mr. Hunter also has experience in construction and has extensive training in rebuilding and restoration. Using this skillset and drawing from his practices in the corporate arena, he is uniquely qualified to understand what it means to a city’s culture, economy, and its citizens alike, to maintain qualities unique to a specific location. For New Orleans, his main focus is rebuilding a city rich in culture and grace, without losing its captivating spirit.