Education: Master of Public Administration, Georgia Southern University Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, Georgia Southern University
Jeremy Hill is the director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research. He came to Wichita State University from Georgia Southern University, where he was the director of the Coastal Rivers Water Planning and Policy Center. Hill has over twenty years of experience of applied business and economic research, and is often quoted by local and state media across Kansas.
In 2014, Jeremy was recognized by the Wichita Business Journal with the honor of “40 under 40”, and in 2016 was named as one of “50 Kansans You Should Know” by Ingram’s, a Kansas City’s business magazine. Hill has served in a number of leadership capacities, including past director and past-president of the Association for University Business and Economic Research, a national professional organization of regional centers across the United States.
Jeremy leads the CEDBR in its mission to provide accurate, reliable information and analysis to inform decision-making in the public and private sectors. The center provides market research, fiscal and impact analyses, and employment forecasts for the regional and state economies. Jeremy has also contributed to innovative research, analysis and planning in collaborative ventures across Kansas. His research focus has been on business analysis, community development, as well as workforce, tourism and retirement dynamics.