As vice president of Finance, Pat Hill is responsible for the company’s finance and accounting functions, including financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, treasury and asset management, budgeting and forecasting, audits, tax preparation, risk management and insurance, and strategic modeling. He reports to Dave Zura, president and chief operations officer.
Pat joined the company in 2007 from Emerson Electric Co. where, as assistant controller, he managed the financial reporting functions for a $150 million global division. In addition, he supervised the performance reporting functions for all of Emerson’s international subsidiaries. He started his career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen where he focused on internal audit and process improvement engagement across a wide spectrum of industries.
He earned his MBA from Washington University and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He and his wife, Kathleen, and their four children live in Shiloh, Illinois. Pat is a long-time board member for the Greater Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce and volunteers in various leadership roles at his church and children’s school.