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Phil Hills

President & CEO

Senior Consultant & Principal

Phil joined the firm in 2011 with more than 20 years of advancement experience with expertise in health sciences, higher education and complex organizations. He was elected President and CEO of Marts & Lundy and began his service in this role on August 8, 2016. Prior to joining the Firm, Phil served as the Executive Vice President for Development at the Livestrong Foundation where he created a comprehensive development plan, an international fundraising strategy and built the first major gifts team. He helped develop domestic and international corporate licensing programs, which generated more than $20 million in guaranteed revenue.

Prior to his work at the foundation, Phil served as Emory University’s Vice President for Development for Woodruff Health Sciences Center and Associate Dean for Development, Emory School of Medicine where he implemented the university’s first comprehensive grateful patient program. He led Emory’s $1 billion health sciences campaign for programmatic and capital support including new medical and nursing education buildings, pediatrics clinic and a comprehensive strategic re-development of clinical and research facilities. At Emory, Phil also led international development and helped create Emory’s international advisory board.

Previously he served as Director of Development at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business; Director of Major Gifts at George Washington University School of Business and Public Management and as Executive Director of the University of Tampa Alumni Association.

Phil served on the Marts & Lundy Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016 and on the University of Tampa Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2006.

Phil has been working with international clients since beginning at the firm in 2011. Among Phil’s international clients are Imperial College London, where his work has focused on building fundraising capacity for the Faculty of Medicine across Imperial’s biomedical and hospital enterprise, the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Aberdeen and the University of Birmingham.