Janet Hill

Principal, Hill Family Advisors

Mrs. Janet Hill is a principal in Hill Family Advisors, where she oversees the family’s assets and investments. She retired in 2010 as the co-owner and Vice President of Alexander & Associates, Incorporated, a corporate consulting firm in Washington, D.C after 30 years in management and ownership. She provided corporate planning, advice and analyses to directors, executives and managers in the areas of human resource planning, corporate responsibility, corporate communications and government consultation.  Mrs. Hill is a member of the Boards of Directors of Echo360, Inc.; Dean Foods, Inc.; Carlyle Group; and Esquire Bank. Mrs. Hill is also a Vice President of Hill Ventures, Inc., her son’s real estate investment business. Mrs. Hill has served on four boards from which she retired at the time of the sale of the underlying companies: Sprint, Inc.; Tambrands, Inc.; Security Capital Group, Inc.; and Houghton Mifflin Company. She served on the board of The Wendy’s Company from 1994 until 2017. She served as a public member of the New York Cotton Exchange for 4 years ending in 1992.   Mrs. Hill is a member of the Board of Trustees of Duke University. She was appointed by President Obama as a member of the Board of Trustees of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is also a member of the board of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Mrs. Hill served on the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics from 2007-2017.  Mrs. Hill has a BA in Mathematics from Wellesley College and an MA in Mathematics from the University of Chicago.  She is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. She is married to Calvin Hill, a retired NFL athlete.  He is a Yale graduate and a consultant to the Dallas Cowboys.  They have one son, Grant, a Duke graduate and a retired NBA player.  He and his wife, Tamia, a Grammy-nominated R&B singer, have two daughters.