Term Expired April 2011
Hill Manufacturing is a 65 employee CNC machine shop with customers in energy, aerospace, and other industries. In June, 1996 Ms. Hill became sole owner of Hill Manufacturing with five employees and annual sales of less than $500,000. Since that time, she has purchased Ketchum Manufacturing (later renamed Hill Aerospace) and created an additional firm, Hill Equipment Manufacturing. Her company's sales have grown to more than $7,500,000. She is an active business owner and articulate advocate for Oklahoma's manufacturing community. In addition, she has been a mentor to other women in manufacturing through the Oklahoma Women in Business and Agriculture Conference. Ms. Hill attended Mankato State College in Mankato, Minnesota, and moved to Oklahoma in 1974.