Anton J. Gunn

Principal

For more than 20 years, Anton has been a leadership advisor to some of the biggest brands in the United States of America, including the President of the United States. He has worked with hundreds of leaders and organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sector.

He is the Founder of 937 Strategy Group, a consulting practice that provides services to leaders and healthcare organizations who want to build a world-class leadership culture that transforms employee engagement and service outcomes.

He is a former lecturer at Harvard University and the author of two books, The Presidential Principles: How to Inspire Action and Create Lasting Impact (Advantage, 2018) and the Audacity of Leadership (AuthorHouse, 2009).

Anton has become the number one authority on presidential leadership in the healthcare environment. He has trained hundreds of leaders including c-suite executives, business leaders, physician leaders, professional athletes, music artists, entrepreneurs, and elected officials. Because he knows what it takes to build world-class leaders, Anton provides authentic customer-centered solutions that give every leader next-day, actionable steps to improve employee engagement and increase their impact.

Prior to founding 937 Strategy Group, Anton was a state legislator and federal policymaker playing a leadership role in many important issues. Previously, he served as one of President Barack Obama’s top spokesmen on the Affordable Care Act. Anton helped the President and Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, deliver critical information during one of the most disruptive and transformational times in United States history. Anton also served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2009-2011, becoming the first African American in South Carolina history to represent House District 79.

As a former South Carolina Gamecock football player, Anton is an avid fan of SEC sports. Anton is also former adjunct faculty member at the University of South Carolina and has been appointed board member to several state and national organizations. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Speakers Association, the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Global Leadership Network and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

He lives in South Carolina with his wife, Tiffany and their daughter Ashley. Anton loves nature photography, dancing and spinning the sounds of classic Hip Hop music from the 1980s & 90s.