Bill Hill, Sr. served on the American Small Businesses Association Board for the past 15 years, and now continues to serve on our new evolution of ASBA, the American Senior Benefits Association. Mr. Hill currently serves as the Board President and Chief Executive Officer. The refocusing of ASBA is one of his biggest contributions, which now allows ASBA to serve an even larger demographic of Americans.
His robust range of professional and philanthropic experience serves as a tremendous platform for Mr. Hill's role at ASBA. His background began in education as the Director of Guidance and Psychology at Oklahoma City Public Schools. His educational background then led him to the technology industry, where Mr. Hill worked for IBM, developing educational testing programs. Following his work at IBM, Mr. Hill then launched the publicly held Educational Development Corporation, further utilizing his educational and technological experience.
Upon retirement, Mr. Hill's career continued to evolve to serve the senior market. Mr. Hill built a retirement center and motel in Tulsa, Oklahoma whose mission was to create a positive, active and healthy environment for its tenants. In addition, he also spent an additional 15 years managing several nursing homes in Texas where the priority also was to create and maintain healthy, active environments for seniors. Mr. Hill also owns several entrepreneurial businesses in the United States. Mr. Hill also spends time participating in and promoting the national homing pigeon community through his affiliation with the World of Wings.
Mr. Hill holds a B.A. from Oklahoma Baptist University and an M.A. from Oklahoma University, where he also completed partial doctorate coursework. He also attended Northwestern University's National Testing Program, as well as the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University.
Mr. Hill also served as Sergeant First Class in the United States Army during the Korean War.