As a professional, having worked in the corporate arena for more than 30 years, we are continuing to build businesses that are based on integrity and knowledge. Mr. Hill’s background, skills, education, and experience can make a positive contribution to Eddie Hill Consulting Group’s success.
In addition, Mr. Hill has an Associate Degree in Business and Graphic Arts degree respectively from Lawson State Community College and studies at UAB and University of Alabama Tuscaloosa in management studies for the Southern Company.
In 1973, after completing his studies, Mr. Hill was hired at Southern Research in the engineering department (Metallurgy) to design drawings for government manuals. After 3 months at Southern Research, Mr. Hill was hired at Alabama Power Company in the engineering area of Power Delivery. He continued to work at night for Southern Research for 5 year.
While working for Alabama Power Company as an engineering aid, He worked on product development teams, analyzing new product concepts, drafting civil and mechanical engineering drawings and sketches, creating real-world models, and handling quality assurance issues. He was then promoted to the Human Resources Department (Training/ Audio Visual); where he led a team in developing presentation visuals for executives, in the form of slide dissolve presentations and Power Point Presentations. Then he was promoted to lead Alabama Power Company’s Supplier Diversity Program as Director, and lead for the Southern Company, they were able (as a team) to lead the electric utility industry in inclusion of minority and small business concerns.
In January of 1998 He opted to take an early out. In May of the same year, He started a consulting firm, Eddie Hill Consulting Group (with a limited partnership with T.A. Lewis & Associates aka TALA Pro), a company creating and developing Supplier Diversity Programs.
Eddie Hill Chaired and served on the board of the Alabama Minority Supplier Diversity Council, now the South Regions Minority Suppliers diversity council and Chaired the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce African American Council from 2000 – 2002.