Ms. Hill has been a director of the Company since September 2008. She served as a director of Wendy’s International from 1994 until its merger with the Company in September 2008.
Ms. Hill is Principal at Hill Family Advisors, where she oversees her family’s assets and investments. She also serves as an officer of Hill Ventures, Inc., which manages the assets, investments, public engagements and marketing relationships of her son, Grant Hill. From 1981 until her retirement in 2010, Ms. Hill was Vice President of Alexander & Associates, Inc., a corporate consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that she owned and managed, where she provided corporate planning, advice and analysis to directors, executives and managers in the areas of human resource planning, corporate responsibility, corporate communications and government consultation.
Ms. Hill has served as a director of Dean Foods Company since December 2001 and Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., the general partner of The Carlyle Group L.P., since May 2012.
Ms. Hill previously served as a director of Sprint Nextel Corporation from 2005 to July 2013. Ms. Hill is actively involved with various civic organizations and serves as a board member of Duke University, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. She is also a member of the board of directors of two private companies, Echo360, Inc. and Esquire Bank.