(Dave) Hill graduated from Michigan Technological University
in 1965 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He went on to
earn a Masters in Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann
Arbor in 1970. He has served as vehicle line executive for
the Chevrolet Corvette since 1995, the Chevrolet Camaro and
Pontiac Firebird since 1997. He has also been the Corvette
chief engineer since November 1992. Dave began his General
Motors career in 1965 as a senior project engineer with the
Cadillac Motor Car Division. In 1973 he became a staff project
engineer for Cadillac engine design and release. Dave held
that position until becoming the general supervisor of the
Cadillac body and chassis lab in 1976. From 1978 to 1981,
Hill served as staff engineer for Cadillac car development.
In 1982 he became a Cadillac staff engineer for emissions
and transmissions. Later that year he was promoted to vehicle
chief engineer for the Cadillac Allante. In 1988 Hill's responsibilities
were expanded as he was named chief engineer for the Cadillac
DeVille and Concours. He held that position until becoming
the engineering program manager for Cadillac in May 1992.
He was named chief engineer for the Corvette in November 1992.