Philippe G. Hills

Philippe G. Hills

President & CEO
Senior Consultant & Principal


Boston, Massachusetts


The University of Tampa, B.A.
George Washington University, M.P.A.

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.

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Butler University
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, OH
  • Environmental Defense Fund, NY
  • Geisinger Hospital, PA
  • George Mason University
  • Imperial College London
  • Kent State University School of Business, OH
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Melanoma Research Foundation, DC
  • Morehouse College, GA
  • National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • National Zoological Park
  • Promedica Healthcare
  • Rutgers University, NJ
  • Smithsonian Institution, DC
  • TGen-Translational Genomics Research Institute, AZ
  • Tulane University, LA
  • University of Aberdeen, Scotland
  • University at Buffalo, NY
  • University of Birmingham, UK
  • University of Maine School of Law
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Virginia Health System
  • Vail Valley Medical Center, CO
  • Vidant Medical Center Foundation

Phil has served in volunteer leadership roles for a wide variety of organizations:

  • Board of Directors Richmond 2015 World Cycling Championships 2011 – 2015
  • Georgia Department of Tourism & Trade Tour de Georgia Advisory Committee 2003 – 2007
  • University of Tampa Board of Trustees 2004 – 2006
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) South Regional Chair – Group on Institutional Advancement 2003-2004
  • University of Tampa National Alumni Association Board of Directors, Vice President 2000 – 2002, President-Elect 2002 – 2004, President 2004 – 2006
  • George Washington University School of Business and Public Management Board of Visitors 1997-1999
  • World Cup Tampa Bay 1994 Task Force
  • Tampa Bay Super Bowl XXV Coordinating Committee 1990-1992