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Los Angeles County, CA September 13, 2005 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Greg Hill

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 53

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Greg Hill: Successful Businessman & Mayor

Hard work and determination define Greg Hill's life. Born in Pasadena in 1958, Hill lost his father at a young age and had to work for everything he had.

Greg worked his way through high school and college, while also pursuing his passion for playing baseball. Greg even attended a professional tryout for the San Francisco Giants during his college years.

He went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Irvine, and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. While at USC, Greg also received the award for Entrepreneur of the Year, for a business he and a fellow college student had begun.

ENGINEER AND BUSINESSMAN After college, Greg went to work for the Southern California Gas Company, and over the next 13 years, he held positions such as Energy Systems Engineer, Environmental Affairs Manager, District Manager, and Economic Development Manager.

In 1994, Hill left the company and founded Hill & Associates, a trade brokerage company. The company worked in the developing economies of third world countries and was involved in infrastructure development projects in Asia and South America.

Greg Hill currently owns an insurance and financial planning business in Torrance.

REDONDO BEACH MAYOR In 1993, Greg Hill was elected to the Redondo Beach City Council, and in 1997, he was elected that city's Mayor, where in 2001, he was unopposed for his re-election.

While on the board, Greg has served on a number of local commissions and associations, including

  • South Bay Business & Environment Coalition
  • Board Member, Redondo Beach and Torrance Chamber of Commerce
  • Ex-Chairman, Southern California Cities Joint Powers Authority
  • Chairman, Southern California Cities Standing Committee on Energy
  • Chair of Homeland Security Task Force, South Bay Cities Council of Governments
  • Delegate, United States Conference of Mayors, and Co-Chair of Gas and Electric Utility Restructuring Task Force
  • Delegate to National League of Cities
  • Delegate to League of California Cities
  • Board Member, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts
  • Member, Redondo Beach Community Round Table
  • Appointed to Metropolitan Transit Authority Citizens Advisory Council
  • Former Board Director of California Independent Cities Association
  • Former Appointee, South Bay Private Industry Council
  • Former Chairman, American Red Cross of South Bay
  • Member, Redondo Beach Rotary Club

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