Katherine Hills

Board Member, UCI Alumni AssociationKatherine Hills

Owner & Managing Director,

Krush Creative Group


UC Irvine – 1983, B.S., biological sciences


Katherine Hills is the owner and managing director of Krush Creative Group, a full-service branding, marketing, advertising, design, PR and event production agency. Hills is an international marketing professional with over 25 years of experience. She has worked in over 40 countries with clients of all sizes in many vertical markets, including Ford, Pontiac, Aerobed, Disney, Chevron, Siemens, Delphi, Black & Decker and the University of California, Irvine, among others.

Hills currently serves on three boards including UC Irvine Alumni Association, Summit7, a non-profit organization raising funds to help build homes for families around the world, and BindFlow, a start-up venture in the workflow software market. She is a member of UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences Dean’s Leadership Council, chair of UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences Alumni Club, and chair of UC Irvine Extension’s Alumni Club.

Hills is a research honors graduate from the University of California, Irvine, with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, and has received her certificate in Screenwriting from UC Irvine Extension. She is also UC Irvine’s 2011/12 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year for the School of Biological Sciences.