State Printer, Office of State Publishing
Department of General Services
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Jerry Hill as the new State Printer on October 25, 2012.
For the past six years, Jerry Hill has served as the Communications Manager for the Department of Justice and he comes to DGS with a long and distinguished background in the printing industry. Mr. Hill began his career more than 40 years ago alongside his father in his family’s printing business. After running his family’s business in the late 60s and early 70s, he went into business for himself, specializing in short run color printing and publications.
In the late 70s, Mr. Hill began teaching high school and community college students in graphic communications, and continued doing so until the late 90s. He later went on to hold positions as sales executive, director of sales, national account sales manager, general manager and chief operations officer for such companies as K/P Graphics Corporation, Pizzaz Printing and Publishing, Smith Erickson Advertising, Western Publishing, UARCO Business Forms, Mail Well, Anderson Lithograph and Consolidated Graphics.
In the 2000s, Mr. Hill formed Hill’s Consulting, providing print industry consultation services on a number of regional and national projects.
Outside of work, Mr. Hill has been active in the YMCA, Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, while also pursuing golf and endurance sports, completing numerous marathons and triathlons including the Western States 100 Mile endurance run.