Martin Hunt of Hockessin, Delaware

Martin has lived in the major cities around the country and was educated at the Harvard Business School, Swarthmore College and William Penn High School. He is a Managing Director at Providence Friends Capital and Swanlaab USA Ventures


  • 2022 – present CEO, Swanlaab USA Ventures
  • 2021 Managing Partner, Providence Friends Capital
  • 2018 Consultant to SmartInvest Capital and SmarTemple at Temples R&D Commercialization Department
  • 2016 Managing Director at Emerging Growth Equities
  • 2015 Global Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association (HBSAAA), Philadelphia Ambassador
  • 2011-2013 President of the Harvard Business School Club of Philadelphia
  • Business Club Associations – Harvard Business School Club of Philadelphia, Harvard Radcliffe Club of Philadelphia, Pyramid Club and Harvard Club of NYC
  • 2013 Harvard Business School Club of Philadelphia Service Award
  • 2005, 2008, 2010 NAIC Private Equity Search Fund Speaker
  • 2010 Verizon Supplier Excellence Award
  • 2010 Secret Security Clearance
  • Listed on the national 2009 Minority Business 400 largest businesses in America
  • 2009 NMSDC of PA-NJ-DE Company of the Year Award
  • 2009 Philadelphia MED Week Keynote Speaker and Mayoral Citation
  • 2000 – 2005 VP MBNA, Founding member of the Corporate Initiatives Group
  • 2000 The Unicom Corporation, Corporate Strategy Group, $20 billion in M&A
  • Co-author, “The History of Black Business”
  • Harvard Business School – Founding team member Initiative for a Competitive Inner-city (ICIC), McCabe Scholar Award
  • The Prudential, Advanced Management Development Program (AMDP)
  • Swarthmore CollegeMcCabe Scholar, President-Entrepreneurs Club
  • William Penn High School – Academic All-American, Blue-Gold All-Star, Tennis Captain, Who’s Who, NHS, Class VP, member of historic 1983 State championship team, Boys State, 1st Russ Hurly Award



  • Hunt Foundation
  • Swarthmore College McCabe Scholar Selection Committee
  • Harvard College Alumnae Interviewer
  • Founder of the Friends of Brown vs. Board of Education Fund
  • HHWR Library on Women and African-American Studies
  • Publisher of First iBook on the History of Black Business in America
  • HWI Technologies and Custom Cable Juvenile Diabetes Walk
  • Advisory Board member of the ICONS Heritage Bowl
  • Hockessin Heritage Foundation Board Member
  • Finance Committee, The Sanford School of Delaware (2014-2015)
  • Long-term Harvard Business School Club of Philadelphia volunteer
  • Delaware Curative Board Member (2005-2006)