In 1985, Dune Hempleman co-founded Premier International with her husband, Jim Hempleman, and has been at the helm of our growth and success since inception. Dune has been involved in shaping all facets of Premier over the last 30+ years, with her main focus on the back-end procedures and administration of the company. She currently serves as our CFO with responsibility for all financial operations. She has contributed to the development of our company ethics and culture and has deep knowledge of the inner workings of the company, which makes her an invaluable member of the Leadership Team.
Dune raises butterflies in the Spring and Summer seasons in her garden at her lake house (named Cottonwood Lodge), which has been certified as a Butterfly Habitat.