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Brian Hill

Title:Assistant Professor
Office:Graham School of Management
Department:Graham School of Management


Dr. Hill originates from Buffalo, New York. He is a father, friend, business owner and, as some consider, a sociocultural activist educator. Above all, he is a motivated motivator. Hill now presents as an expert in urban hospitality education and motivational speaker.

Dr. Hill is credited with providing career education in the city of Chicago yielding over 15,000 nationally recognized certifications to its high school and adult student population. Over 2,000 of these certifications have been accomplished by Chicago Public School students in 18 career academies.

View Brian Hill, Ph.D.'s resume


Ed.D. in Adult Education 
National Louis University (2007)

Educational Titles

  • CMP, Convention Industry Council, (Certified Meetings Professional)
  • CHA, American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (Certified Hotel Administrator)
  • CHE, American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (Certified Hospitality Educator)
  • FMP, National Restaurant Association (Food Service Management Professional)

Educational Philosophy

There is no such thing as school; it is a business. Your book bag is a brief case, and you have a job. That job is to gain as much information during your business meetings as you possibly can to have the life that you desire and deserve. How bad do you want it?

Certifications and Licenses

In addition, Dr. Hill holds the following certifications and licenses:

  • Certified Hotel Administrator
  • Certified Hospitality Educator
  • Foodservice Management Professional
  • Certified Meeting Planning Professional
  • ServSafe Alcohol instructor
  • ServSafe Food Service Sanitation instructor
  • State of Illinois Sanitation instructor
  • National Restaurant Association ManageFirst instructor
  • City of Chicago Food Service Sanitation instructor
  • Illinois Liquor Control Commission BASSET Alcohol Certification Instructor