Hill built a career in financial services with Sears, Roebuck & Co., Dean Witter, Discover & Co., and Morgan Stanley Group, Inc., where he served in positions including Director of National Operations, Director of Strategic Planning, and President/Chief Operating Officer of Discover Bank (formerly Greenwood Trust Company). He retired as Head of Operations for Morgan Stanley International Consumer Banking Group in 2004.
Hill is currently serving on the Board of Visitors at South Carolina State University, the Worldwide Board of Directors for Junior Achievement (received the Bronze and Silver Merit Awards for Outstanding Service), and is a member of The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg. He is a Managing Investment Partner with Waddell, Williams & Associates, a business strategist and civic consultant, and a realtor with Long & Foster Real Estate. Hill is a lifetime member of the NAACP.
Hill has a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from Austin Peay State University and is a graduate of the Columbia University Executive Leadership and Operations Management Programs and Wharton Financial Management Program. He served in the U.S. Army as a member of the Army Security Agency and was awarded the Bronze Star and Meritorious Medal for outstanding service to his country.