John R. Hill, Jr., is a member of Eureka Lodge #36, Free and Accepted Masons, Prince Hall, in the great state of New York and has been a member for more than 30 years. John served his lodge by holding many elected and appointed offices including twice as Worshipful Master. He served in a variety of appointed offices at the state level, and was elected as President for the corporation that manages a property that houses a youth camp, supported by the Masons and Order of Eastern Star. He is a honorary 33° member of the United Supreme Council Northern Jurisdiction, PHA. John is a founding member of the Frederick Douglas Toastmasters Club #6898.
John has a Computer Engineering degree from Boston University, and worked as an individual contributor, designing hardware and writing software, and as a manager during his 35 year career. He is an inventor on four patents. John worked for and obtained his Project Management Professional Certification in 2002 and his ITIL® Foundations Certification in 2012.
Mr. Hill has served in a leadership role for numerous community organizations in Rochester, NY. Including service as Board President for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Rochester, NY, and Chairmen of a leadership development program within the United Way of Greater Rochester.
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