Longtime Hall of Fame executive announces retirement

Hall Info Published on : 9/11/2008

Judy Kuntz, vice president of licensing and merchandising for the Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced her retirement effective October 3, 2008. 

A graduate from Malone College and a former English teacher at Edison Junior High School (1968-1972), Kuntz, began her career at the Hall of Fame as a part-time employee in 1981. She became a full-time employee in 1982 at which time she was named the Hall of Fames museum store manager/buyer.

She was promoted to vice president of licensing and merchandising in 1996. During her 27-plus-year career, Kuntz has headed the licensing and retail efforts of the Hall of Fames museum store whose annual sales have grown from $740,000 to more than $4,000,000 annually. 

Kuntz and her husband Ken plan to remain in the community and enjoy time with their family that includes two married sons, a single son and six grandchildren.

"Judy is valued member of the Hall of Fame family whose longtime contributions have done much to make the Hall of Fame the success it is today," stated Hall of Fame President/Executive Director Steve Perry. "We will miss her and we extend best wishes to her and her family." 

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