Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Travis Hill serves as the head of Virginia ABC and works with the five-member board of directors to set the course and strategic objectives for the authority. He has also led ABC through its transition from an agency to an authority structure. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Hill served as Virginia ABC's chief operating officer after being appointed to that position by Gov. McAuliffe in October 2014. During his time as COO, Hill focused on increased revenue, a modernization of business practices and agency infrastructure and enhancing regulatory service provided by the Bureau of Law Enforcement. Before arriving at ABC, Hill previously served as deputy secretary of agriculture and forestry, having been appointed by Gov. McAuliffe in January 2014 after serving in the same capacity under Gov. McDonnell since July 2011. Prior to that, Hill worked as an attorney in the Richmond office of Williams Mullen representing a wide variety of clients before the Virginia General Assembly, the State Corporation Commission and other regulatory bodies, including Virginia ABC. Hill received both his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.