Makeba Morgan Hill
Makeba Morgan Hill serves as deputy to the president and chief planner for The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In this role, Ms. Hill supports the efforts of the president and oversees the Foundation's multiple planning efforts. At the behest of the president, she also leads and directs projects and occasionally represents the president internally and externally.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Hill spent 14 years in strategic planning roles at Emory Healthcare and Emory University. Most recently, she served as assistant vice provost for planning and accreditation at Emory University. In this capacity, she was responsible for the support and coordination of university-level strategic planning activities; advised university leaders on issues related to the processes and outcomes of the university-wide strategic plan; developed processes to foster new planning-tool development, such as dashboards and scorecards; and led planning efforts for priority plans. She was also a member of Emory's regional accreditation leadership team and successfully led the effort to complete the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Compliance Certification narrative for reaffirmation.
Ms. Hill earned a bachelor of science degree in health care management, magna cum laude, from Florida A&M University, a master of health services administration degree with a concentration in strategic planning and marketing from George Washington University, and an executive doctorate in higher education management from the University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education.