John W. Hill
John is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of J Hill Group, a professional services practice that helps clients improve their management operations. Prior to starting his consulting practice, from 2004 to 2012, John served as CEO of Federal City Council, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the Nation’s Capital. He serves as a Trustee of Chesapeake Lodging Trust, a publicly traded REIT. Previously, John served as a member of the audit committees of various public companies, including Highland Hospitality Inc., and various private entities, including Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He also serves as President on the DC Public Library Board of Trustees, as Treasurer on the Shakespeare Theatre Company Board of Trustees, and as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Minority AIDS Council. John received a BS in Accounting from the University of Maryland, passed the CPA exam and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1977.