Annie Hunnel
Chief of Staff

Annie Hunnel joined The Center for Pursuit family as Chief of Staff in 2021, bringing with her 20+ years of expertise in operations and project management. In addition to directing arena operations for two major sports teams, the Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets, Annie has worked on a multitude of high-level projects including Super Bowl 51, 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four, ABC Sports & Monday Night Football, NBC Daytime, and the World Petroleum Congress.

Annie also brings 6 years of experience within higher-education as Associate Director of Admissions for the MBA programs at Rice University and UCLA where she was responsible for domestic and international recruitment.

Annie graduated from TCU, and holds a certificate from the Women’s Leadership Program at Yale. She is a member of The Chief of Staff Association.