Alec Hill is President Emeritus of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA. He mentors rising leaders and represents InterVarsity externally. For fourteen years, he served as president before being diagnosed with cancer in 2015. With his brother Grant as donor, he received a successful bone marrow transplant followed by a year of quasi-isolation.
Prior to InterVarsity, Alec served as Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University (SPU) and Professor of Law and Ethics. SPU has honored him both as Professor of the Year and Alumnus of the Year. He also served as Regional Director for World Relief.
Alec holds a law degree from the University of Washington as well as an MA in Biblical Literature and a BA in History from SPU. He attended Seattle’s Lakeside High School with classmates Bill Gates and Paul Allen. He has written widely in the fields of business ethics and religious liberty. His book, Just Business: Christian Ethics for the Marketplace (IVP 1997), now in its third edition, has sold nearly 50,000 copies and has been translated into Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Indonesian.
He resides near Seattle with his wife, Mary, whom he has known since he was twelve. They have two daughters, Laura and Carolyn, who are both attorneys. He loves biographies, biblical commentaries, and great novels.