Julie Hill


Ms. Hill has spent more than two decades serving on a range of private and public corporate Boards of Directors. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Lord Abbett Family of Funds, a $225 billion New Jersey-based mutual fund management firm. Most recently, Ms. Hill was a member of the Board of Directors of Anthem, a Fortune 50 company, and the largest U.S. health insurance company by member. She was also previously on the Boards of Lendlease, a publicly traded international construction, development, investment and management firm, and Holcim (U.S.), the U.S. operation of a Swiss company, as well as several other public companies.

Prior to her last 20 years serving on Boards of Directors, she founded and ran multiple companies, mostly in the real estate investment and development industry, and was a senior executive at numerous publicly traded companies, including Mobil Land, a division of Mobil Oil, and UK-based Costain Group. In addition to her vast experience on public company boards, Ms. Hill is active in numerous philanthropic and social venture endeavors. She is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of California at Irvine (UCI), and is a board member of Leaders’ Quest and the Alliance for SoCal Innovation. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum and Los Angeles Trusteeship, and is a prior member of the Women’s Leadership Board of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. Ms. Hill has traveled to Burma to work with refugees and is a champion of various human rights organizations and several international women’s rights philanthropies. She has received the Amelia Earhart Award from the Women’s Opportunities Center, as well as the Glass Ceiling Award from the American Red Cross. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from UCLA, and a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Georgia.

Independent Director