Preston Hunter, P.E., was named executive director of the N.C. Global TransPark in February 2022.
Hunter, a native of Lenoir County, has been with the N.C. Department of Transportation for more than 30 years and previously served as the engineer leading operations for the department’s Kinston-based Highway Division 2.
During his career, he advanced from assistant division traffic engineer, county maintenance engineer, district engineer and division maintenance engineer to his role as division engineer.
Division 2 oversees project development and transportation operations, including the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Pamlico and Pitt counties.