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Bonnie Hill
Bonnie Hill Ed.D
President, B. Hill Enterprises, LLC.

Bonnie Hill, Ed.D.

Bonnie Hill is president of B. Hill Enterprises, LLC, a consulting firm focusing on corporate governance and board organizational and public policy issues.  She has a wide-ranging career in business, government, education, and philanthropy.  Her experience includes over 23 years' experience in corporate governance serving on a number of corporate boards that currently include Yum Brands, Inc. and California Water Service Group.  Recent board service: The Home Depot (1999-2014, serving as lead director 2008-1014) and AK Steel Holding Corp. (1994-2014).  She is also on the boards of the RAND Corporation and the Lead Directors Network (Founding Member).  She was recognized by the NACD Directorship as one of America's most influential people in Corporate Governance in 2010 and as a 2011 Outstanding Director by the Financial Times' Outstanding Director Exchange.  

Dr. Hill served on the board of FINRA (Financial Industrial Regulatory Authority) Investor Education Foundation and was a member of PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board) Investor Advisory Group.  She served as president and CEO of The Times Mirror Foundation and senior vice president of Communications and Public Affairs at the Los Angeles Times. Her other experience includes serving as Dean of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia; co-founder of Icon Blue, Inc., a brand-marketing company; and presidential appointments in the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. She has chaired the Consumer Affairs Advisory Committee for the SEC and served on the board of directors of NASD Regulation, Inc.  Prior to working in Washington, D.C., Dr. Hill was a vice president with Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation.  

She has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Mills College, a master's degree in educational psychology from California State University, Hayward, and a doctorate in education from the University of California, Berkeley, and numerous awards and recognitions.