Meet the Team


Brian Hunter

Founder of Strong To The Finish,  Across Mongolia Expedition 2013 director, runner

Brian grew up in the mountains of Colorado where he worked as climbing guide and ski instructor.  He later moved to Jackson Hole, WY where he was a mountain bike guide, avid adventure racer and ultra-marathon runner.  He has been married for 13 years.  He has 2 children and currently based out of Tulsa, OK where he travels as an inspirational speaker.



Lissa Hunter

Foreign and domestics Logistics Coordinator

Wife of Expedition Director Brian Hunter, Lissa is a professional musician, special events planner and furniture carpenter.



Selah and Kai Hunter

Official kid ambassadors to Mongolia.  Water bottle fillers.  Snack eaters.





Jason Melton

 Jason Melton- Medic Team

Medic extraordinaire.  Full-time Fire fighter and Paramedic in Broken Arrow, OK





Lauren Wilkey

Lauren Wilkey- Medic Team

E.R. nurse, Planetary explorer. Lives in Memphis, TN





Greg Laurence

Greg Laurence

Acting care physician for AME2013. Medical Director of Germantown Aesthetics.  Lives in Memphis, TN





Joshua Munkh

Mongolian contact

Mongolian in-country operations coordinator.




julirathke_HS150x150Juli Rathke

Media Liaison, yoga guru & runner

Wife, mother of 3, avid outdoor enthusiast, television/media expert, yoga fitness instructor and studio owner residing in the mountains of Colorado will be traveling with the team as their media/production liaison. Juli has over a decade of production experience spending time on-camera for both RSN and Outdoor Television. She is the co-founder of  be.Media House, an int’l multimedia marketing firm.



A KingAmy King

State side logistics.  She makes things happen!