Hunter S. Conrad joined the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners in December 2019 as Interim County Administrator, and accepted the position permanently in January 2020. Prior to his role as County Administrator, Conrad was appointed to serve as the St. Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller by the Governor in 2015, and was elected to the position in 2016.
He attended North Greenville University (NGU) where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. After graduating with honors from NGU, Conrad went on to pursue and receive his Juris Doctor from the Florida Coastal School of Law. He currently serves as a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserve, where he is certified trial counsel as an assistant staff judge advocate.
Conrad previously served as an attorney in private practice at Canan Law where he focused on litigation in criminal and family law and led the firm's satellite office. Before joining Canan Law, Conrad was an Assistant State Attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida where he prosecuted cases ranging from misdemeanors to major crimes. In addition, he has worked in both the banking and finance industries.
Conrad was raised in St. Johns County where he attended Gamble Rogers Middle School and Pedro Menendez High School, before leaving for college. He and his wife Jane have been happily married for 15 years and are the proud parents of four boys: Collins, Chandler, Caleb, and Carter. Conrad is a deacon in his church where he teaches a young married class. In addition, he is a youth sports coach, Financial Peace University facilitator, and a member of the Florida Bar, St. Johns County Bar, and the St. Augustine American Inn of Court. Conrad is also a former member of the Putnam County Bar, the Rotary Club of St. Johns, the Tag! Children's Museum of St. Augustine, and the Women's Refuge of St. Johns County Board.