Jennifer Hills has been the Director of Risk Management for King County, Washington since 2003. King County, which includes the Seattle-Bellevue metropolitan area, is the 13th largest County in the United States serving a population of over 2 million. King County, through its 14,000 employees, provides regional and local services such as public health and community services, parks and recreation, law enforcement, and Superior and District Courts. King County also operates regional bus, light rail, and street car services with over 150 million annual passenger trips, provides passenger ferry service, and owns and operates King County International Airport.
Jennifer is responsible for establishing a culture of balanced risk taking using a risk-value framework, implementing ERM, and managing a broad risk management program.
Jennifer was named Public Risk Manager of the Year in 2018 by the Public Risk Management Association.