Charlie Hill retired as EVP, Human Resources of Landmark Media Enterprises. His retirement ended more than 40 years of progressive leadership and managerial experience in the telecommunications, chemical and media industries. He is co-founder and President of the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum and a founding Board member of the Community Free Clinic of Newport News VA. He is a prostate cancer and lymphoma Warrior. He has been an active board member of several Hampton Roads civic and business groups, including the Planning Council, the Downtown Norfolk Council, the Crispus Attucks Cultural Center, the Corporate Advisory Board of Darden Graduate School of Business at UVA, the INROADS Mid-Atlantic Regional Board of Directors, and the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Advisory Council of Hampton Roads, VA. He also is a Trustee of the Virginia Health Care Foundation and a member of the National Association of Minorities in Cable Hall of Fame. In addition he is a Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Humanitarian Award Honoree. He was awarded the Honorary Associate Degree of Humane Letters from Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, VA and he is a CIVIC Leadership Institute graduate. He is a member of the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America (100BMOA) and co-chair of the International 100BMOA’s Health and Wellness Committee.
He earned an MBA degree from Hampton University and a Bachelor’s in economics from Virginia State College. Mr. Hill is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and has served as a Trustee and an Elder at Carver Memorial Presbyterian Church in Newport News, VA.
Additional Civic and Community Activities/Honors/Memberships
1. Chair of the International 100 Black Men of America Prostate Cancer Initiative.
2. Member of the Health and Wellness Committee of the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America.
3. Received the Delta Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2012 Community Service Award.
4. Former member of the Hampton Roads Health Coalition.
5. Member of the Cancer Prevention Coalition of the Peninsula.
6. Member of the STEAM Academy Human Capital Student Admissions Sub-Committee.
7. Received the Alpha Alpha Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2010 Citizen of the Year Award.
8. Received the Alpha Alpha Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2011 Superior Service Award.
9. Virginia Air and Space Museum Board of Directors.
10. Former member of the Virginia Stage Company (Wells Theater) Board of Directors.
11. Former member of the Joy Fund Board of Directors.
12. Founder of the Annase Wilks Hill Memorial Scholarship for African American female high school seniors to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics in four year colleges/universities.
13. Former City of Hampton Task Force on Housing member.
14. Former City of Hampton Task Force on Hampton General Hospital site land reuse.
15. Junior Achievement Program Advisor in Washington, DC.
16. Loaned executive (teacher) at McKinley High School in Washington, DC.
17. Member of the Vassar W. Hurt III Memorial Scholarship Endowment Board at Virginia State University for ROTC students.
18. Life member of the NAACP.
19. Daily Press Citizens of the Year along with my wife for 2012.
20. Inside Business (IB) HealthCare Hero for 2013. IB is the premier business journal for the region and is a unit of the Virginian-Pilot media company based in Norfolk, VA.
21. 2013 Dr. James Black Award for Health and Wellness from the 100 Black Men of America at its 27th Annual Conference.
22. 2013 Virginia State University VA Peninsula Chapter “Distinguished Service Award”.