Anton J. Gunn

Executive Director, Community Health Innovation & Chief Diversity Officer, MUSC Health

Anton J. Gunn is the executive director of Community Health Innovation & Chief Diversity Officer of MUSC Health. He previously served as a senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Anton is the bestselling author of The Presidential Principles and has been featured in TIME Magazine, Wall Street Journal, BBC News, NPR and on Good Morning America. As an international speaker and consultant, he has worked with organizations like Microsoft, KPMG, Verizon Wireless, ACHE, Aetna, American College of Surgeons, the Financial Regulatory Authority, and the Boeing Company. From playing SEC Football and being the first African American in history elected to the South Carolina legislature from his district early in his career, to his current work at MUSC, Anton has spent his life helping people build diverse high performing teams and world-class leadership culture. He has a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and was a Resident Fellow at Harvard University.

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