James T. Hill, U.S. Army Retired Four Star, is
the President/Principal of The JT Hill Group, Inc. based in
Coral Gables, Florida. General Hill is a businessman and a
former soldier-diplomat whose expertise at the highest levels
of our government is operational, strategic and political.
His last military job was as the Combatant Commander of U.S.
Southern Command, commanding all U.S. military operations and
relationships in the Caribbean, Central and South America.
Upon retirement, General Hill was one of nine Presidential
appointees to The 2005 Base Realignment and Base Closure Commission.
General (Ret) James T. Hill is a native of El
Paso, Texas. He retired after 37 years of service in the United
States Army as a highly decorated combat veteran and a widely respected
leader. He has led and managed large, diverse organizations
through periods of notable growth and change. He understands the
workings of our U.S. government and the relationship between industry,
the military, and Congress. He is an innovator and “agent for
change”, recognized as such within the military and the U.S.
General Hill has strong ties and contacts with
opinion and policy makers throughout our government’s executive
and legislative branches, the military, the defense industry, academia
and think tanks. Additionally he has a keen understanding of
the foreign militaries and governments both in and beyond Latin America.
He has traveled and worked in 61 countries of the world.
General Hill currently sits on the boards of
Fraunhofer USA, InB: BioTechnologies, Inc. and The Protective Group. He
is a retained consultant to Northrop Grumman, The Protective Group,
Center for Molecular Biology and Enterprise Technology Partners,
LLC. He writes a regular column for the Latin American magazine
PODER, based in Bogotá, Colombia. General Hill is
on the board of United for Colombia, a nonprofit devoted to providing
medical treatment to Colombian landmine victims. He also
serves on the Emergency Management Committee for the city of Coral
Gables, Florida. He is a national advisor to The Military Child
Education Coalition and a strong advocate for children with disabilities.
He is a writer and a gifted public speaker.