Joel Haven Hill Profile
Joel Haven Hill is a dedicated, conscientious leader and manager with more than twenty-eight years of military, civil service, and corporate work experience. He has demonstrated success in a wide range of management, program, administrative, supervisory, and policy positions. Mr. Hill is recognized as a creative thinker, problem-solver, and enthusiastic team player with a commitment to excellence and superior customer service. Since his retirement from the military, Mr. Hill has served in the capacity of the technical advisor of multiple intelligence disciplines, senior instructor, and senior investigator for Departments of Education and Defense.
In 1980, Mr. Hill enlisted in the Alabama Air National Guard as an RF-4 tactical photo processer. In 1983, Mr. Hill was honorably discharged from the Air National Guard and received a commission as an officer in the United States Air Force through the ROTC program at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama. Mr. Hill went on to serve as a U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer for nearly 22 years. During his military tenure, Mr. Hill served in positions at the tactical, operational, strategic, and Joint Staff levels. During this time, Mr. Hill also earned a Master’s Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University. In 2000, Mr. Hill was selected as a Commander for one of the first units in the Air Force to plan and conduct Information Warfare and Operations. In 2004, Mr. Hill retired from the Air Force. Over the course of his career, Mr. Hill earned numerous commendations including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (DMSM) and the Office of the Director, National Intelligence (ODNI), National Intelligence Achievement Medal (NIAM), for exceptional contributions to the Intelligence Community (IC).
Mr. Hill’s investigative work experience began in 2007 as a contract Investigator with the Office of Personnel Management, Federal Investigations Division (OPM/FID). Since that time, he has served with the Office of Inspector General with the Department of Education, Special Investigations Unit (SIU), and U.S. Fleet Cyber Command Office of Inspector General. In his spare time, Joel is an avid reader, enjoys traveling by RV, golfing, and spending time with family. As a veteran, Joel is especially proud of his work supporting and mentoring disabled veterans. Joel currently serves his local community through appointment by the Commissioners of Charles County, Maryland to the Charles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Inter-Cultural Relations and Diversity. Joel is married to Kristi Wilson-Hill and has a son, Remington Matthew, and two daughters, Betty and Aster