Latisha Hill is Vice President, Community & Economic Vitality. She assumed these responsibilities on Jan. 1, 2020. Hill is a Spokane native and has a Bachelors in Communications from Washington State University and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Eastern Washington University. She has worked in a number of roles since joining Avista in 2005, including operational and business policy support for multiple areas of the Avista service territory.
Most recently, Hill has led the redevelopment of the University District South Landing development that resulted in the Catalyst building that is currently under construction. Hill completed the Willamette Executive Utility Management Program and the Finance for Non-Finance Executives Program at Wharton Business School.
Over the past decade, Hill has served on several community boards and committees, including the Group Health Foundation, Visit Spokane, University District Public Development Authority, Northeast Public Development Authority, the Washington State Transportation Commission and Greater Spokane Incorporated, to participate in efforts to move the community and region forward and foster economic development and vitality.