Senator Hunter Hill
Senate District 6
State Senator Hunter Hill, a Republican, was elected to the State Senate for Georgia’s 6th District in 2012. Sen. Hill represents portions of Cobb and Fulton counties. In 2014, he was elected Majority Caucus Vice-Chairman by his colleagues.
Sen. Hill is the Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee and Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is a member of Appropriations Judiciary, and Reapportionment and Redistricting committees. Sen. Hill is also an Ex-Officio of the Retirement and Rules committees.
Sen. Hill graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Management and Civil Engineering, before joining the United States Army. He went on to graduate from the Airborne, the Air Assault, and the US Army Ranger Schools. In June 2001, Hunter took command of a rifle platoon with the 101st Airborne Division, which he led into battle in Afghanistan in 2002. Sen. Hill subsequently led another platoon into battle in Iraq in 2003, and he commanded three different teams on other deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to his combat roles, he also served as a General’s Aide in Iraq, and earned two Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal and two Army Commendation Medals.
After leaving the Army as a Captain, he began his business career in real estate as a project manager. He went on to use his leadership skills in the security industry, and is currently in the field of personal and leadership development. Sen. Hill is currently the President of Tommy Newberry Coaching, a premier leader coaching firm.
In his first year in the Senate, Sen. Hill was voted Freshman Legislator of the year by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He has earned a 100% rating from the American Conservative Union, and he has also been given a 100% rating from the National Federation of Independent businesses.
Senator Hill also has leadership roles throughout his community. Senator Hill is the Chairman of the Board of Conservative Policy. He is also a board member of the National Infantry Museum and the Warrior Alliance
Sen. Hill currently resides in Smyrna. He is married to Shannan Reese Hill. They are the proud parents of Hunter, Jr. and Annie.