Hunter Williams is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and grew up in the Crestline neighborhood. He attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, majoring in Finance before returning to Birmingham after graduation. Hunter has been a homeowner in Birmingham’s District 2 for nearly a decade and during his time residing in the district, has become an active member of the community and an advocate for change and progress in the district.
In 2016, Hunter was elected President of the Crestline Neighborhood Association and currently serves as the 2017 President. In his role as President, Hunter serves as an advocate for all neighborhood residents at the neighborhood association meetings, plans projects for the Crestline neighborhood, meets with developers and business owners to increase commerce and business in Crestline, attends city functions for neighborhood development, and is in constant contact with neighborhood residents to ensure he knows the wants and needs of his community. Hunter is also passionate about his association with Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, where he serves on the Junior Board and fundraising committee. Cornerstone Schools of Alabama is a not-for-profit which serves to provide a world class Christian education to lower income students in the Birmingham area. Cornerstone has campuses in Woodlawn and Roebuck, and has students enrolled from neighborhoods all over the city and District 2. Hunter is also a member of the Rotaract Club of Birmingham, Steel City Soiree with the American Cancer Society, Ruffner Mountain, Alabama Police Benevolence Association, and Independent Presbyterian Church.
Hunter is a small business owner, where he founded and runs a company that provides medical support and surgical risk mitigation services to local hospitals. In addition, Hunter serves as a deputy sheriff with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. In 2010, Hunter graduated the Jefferson County Sheriff's Academy, and he currently serves as a Sergeant in the Reserve Unit's Uniformed Patrol Division.