Board Member

CFSA Board Spotlight: Styne Hill

Styne Hill currently serves at CFSA as Board Chair and brings extraordinary knowledge and a commitment to our community in the role. Styne is the President of Styne Hill & Associates, LLC, specializing in business and information systems strategies and integration, including providing services for project management, leadership development, program integration and design, data integration, data and resource management, and process improvement.

Ms. Hill has over 40 years of experience in the defense industry, having held many technical and leadership positions. Her leadership, technical skills, and business experience leading large-scale programs and project management initiatives proved critical to the success of her previous role as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Raytheon Missile Systems. 

Ms. Hill is a respected and passionate leader with a long history of service in the Tucson community, working with numerous nonprofit organizations, committees, and volunteer teams. These include The University of Arizona President’s Black Community Advisory Council, the Arizona Technology Council, Tucson Urban League, The University of Arizona MIS Board of Advisors, the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce, the African American Legacy Fund, and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona’s Board of Trustees where she currently serves as Board Chair. 

In addition, Ms. Hill works with national organizations like The Links, Incorporated, to support critical initiatives that bring services and resources to advance learning and skill building in underserved communities. As the local chapter Chair of Services to Youth, Ms. Hill helps supports the implementation of transformational programs that are responsive to the academic, health, cultural, social awareness, career development, and mentoring needs of youth. 

In the fall of 2022, Ms. Hill was honored by BizTucson as a Women Leading the Region Award recipient. Ms. Hill’s previous recognitions include the National Black Engineer of the Year Award, The University of Arizona’s Women Who Lead Award, The University of Arizona’s Black Alumni Phenomenal Woman Award, the Top Fifty Most Important Blacks in Technology, Computerworld’s Premier Top 100 IT Leaders, the Women On The Move Award, CIO Magazine’s IT Leadership Award, Women of Color in Government and Defense Award, and technology awards for Managerial Leadership in Defense. Ms. Hill was also Inducted into the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Hall-Of-Fame for mentoring, career development work, and STEM leadership and received BEYA’s prestigious Career Achievement in Industry Award. 

Ms. Hill holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a minor in computer science from Tuskegee University.  She has completed executive graduate studies in business management through The University of Arizona’s Eller Graduate School of Management. Ms. Hill also holds certifications from the Business Leadership Program at the University of Chicago, the Executive Leadership Program at USC, and the Executive Leadership Development program at the Wharton Business School, along with certifications in CIO Strategy Leadership and Cyber Security & Emerging Technologies. 

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