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JANET HILL

Principal, Hill Family Advisors. and Trustee, Duke University

Janet Hill is the principal at Hill Family Advisors. She previously served as a founder and Vice President of Alexander & Associates Inc., a corporate consulting firm in Washington, D.C. She provides corporate planning, advice and analyses to corporations in the areas of human resource planning, corporate responsibility, corporate communications, and government consultation.

Hill was the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. Prior to her work for the Army, she was a scientist with a private consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. area. She was responsible for data analysis regarding ambient noise levels, ship design, and environmental assessment. She has also taught mathematics at the high school and collegiate levels.

Hill is a member of the Boards of Directors of Sprint Nextel, Inc.; Wendy’s/Arby’s Group; and Dean Foods, Inc.

Hill  served an 18-year term on the Board of Visitors at the Duke Fuqua School of Business.  She is a former chairwoman of the Women’s Campaign Fund, the only bipartisan national political action committee raising money for women running for federal, state and local offices.

Hill was born in New Orleans on December 23, 1947.  She attended Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1969.  She holds an M.A. in mathematics from the University of Chicago.

Hill is married to Calvin Hill, an independent consultant to the Dallas Cowboys.  He is a 14 year veteran of the NFL and played football for Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in History. The Hills reside in Great Falls, Virginia, and are the parents of one son, Grant, a graduate of Duke and a professional athlete with the Phoenix Suns of the NBA.

Janet Hill is a founder and Vice President of Alexander & Associates Inc., a corporate consulting firm in Washington, D.C.  She provides corporate planning, advice and analyses to corporations in the areas of human resource planning, corporate responsibility, corporate communications, and government consultation. 

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