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Today’s spotlight: Bettina R. Hunt

Title: Vice president of leasing – Arizona, Healthcare Management of America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthcare Trust of America

Hunt brings more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience to her role as vice president of leasing for Healthcare Trust of America. Her portfolio includes more than 1.5 million square feet of medical office buildings in the Phoenix and Tucson market.

Source of pride:It is certainly an honor to be appointed as vice president of leasing for a company that has consistently maintained high standards. I am regularly challenged in my position, which keeps me alert and on the path of growth instead of complacency.”

The personality trait that helped you succeed:Being industrious has always proven to be advantageous. There is no downside to being honest, reliable and hard working. My strong work ethic compels me to look for ways to improve what I do and to find satisfaction in doing it.”

The personality trait that got you into trouble:Let’s just say I have been known to be outspoken. Although I prefer straightforward conversations, I am learning the art of being more tactful. There is definitely a skill in knowing how and when to say things and I am grateful that it is never too late to learn!”

Best childhood memory:Well, here is a fun fact from my memory bank: I played competitive junior tennis and won first place in a singles match.  I experienced the satisfaction of hard work and dedication early in life.”