Joan Hill

Joan-300Joan Hill has 25 years of operations leadership experience delivering financial results and organizational effectiveness to mid-sized and Fortune 500 Corporations.

Professional Summary

Joan has a reputation for coaching operational leaders, motivating and leading teams in turnaround or challenging business conditions. She has over 25 years of experience, including six as Chief Operating Officer, leading strategic planning, creating business plans and developing the capabilities of organizations including strategic talent management.


  • 16 years Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; (Furniture Manufacturing)
  • 3 years Vice President, Administration and HR; (Furniture Manufacturing)
  • 8 years VP of Operations, Division Director of HR; (Consumer Goods)
  • 6 years Human Resources Management; (Laboratory Equipment Manufacturing)

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Leader Development
  • Manufacturing, Quality and Supply Chain
  • Engineering and Product Development
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources and Talent Management
  • Legal, Insurance and Administration

Professional Development and Associations

  • National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
  • Lean Manufacturing, University of Alabama at Huntsville
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
  • Fortune Growth Annual Conferences, Verne Harnish
  • Stiles Annual Executive Wood Industry Briefing Conferences


MBA Rockhurst University; Kansas City, MO

Bachelor of Science in Business; Missouri State University; Springfield, MO

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