Jim is President of Hill & Company Communications, a Bay Area social marketing and public relations firm. With more than 30 years of experience in communications, he has held public relations leadership positions with Owens-Corning Fiberglas, Johnson Wax, Sara Lee Corporation, and Kaiser Permanente. As a communication counselor, he has provided public relations counsel to business and organizations in the public and private sector including McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, PG&E, On Lok Lifeways, Center for Elders’ Independence, Alameda County Community food Bank, Nissan North American, Alameda County Public Health Department, the City of Chicago, and the State of California Public Health Department.
Jim received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, and attended the University’s graduate school of journalism. He also is a graduate of the Kaiser Permanente Executive Program, Stanford University.