J. Bryan Hunt Jr. is the son of Johnnie Hunt, the founder of J.B Hunt Transport. The Arkansas-based logistics giant is the 3rd largest trucking company in the country, behind only FedEx and UPS. Bryan serves on the board of J.B. Hunt and also is Chairman of Global Dealer Group, a private company with operations in motor vehicle sales and service. He also is chairman of Best Buy Here Pay Here of Arkansas, a private company with used-car operations. Additionally, he serves as chairman of Progressive Car Finance, a private company that provides financing for automobile dealers.
As of 2013, his mother, Johnelle, has a reported net worth of $1.9 billion, making her the 264th wealthiest person in the country.