SYNTERRA, founded by William L. Wilson, encompasses the following business lines: Synterra Ltd., a site/landscape architecture and construction management firm (1972), Synterra Partners, a real estate and hotel development firm (1995) and Synterra/H2L2 Infrastructure, LLC, a bridge and infrastructure design firm (2013) which are at the forefront of some of the most exciting projects in the City of Philadelphia. The Synterra brand, synonymous with quality, innovation and exceptional results, includes the following projects in its portfolio: Citizen Bank and Lincoln Financial Field stadiums; Vine Street Expressway; Temple University’s Liacouras Center; The Philadelphia Navy Yard; The Philadelphia Marriott Convention Center Hotel and The Philadelphia Convention Center.
In his capacity as Managing Partner of Synterra Partners, Mr. Hill brings more than 35 years of leadership experience in the advancement of business, educational, artistic, cultural and human service organizations. He is responsible for building strategic partnerships with market leaders in the areas of real estate, hotel, and business management in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.
Prior to joining Synterra Partners, Michael served in a variety of leadership positions including; Executive Vice President at Lincoln University, Senior Vice President at Tuskegee University, and Assistant Vice President at Temple University. His educational background includes a BA in Psychology, MS, in Human Services Management and a DM (ABD) in Organizational Leadership. He is a self starter with a proven track record of developing human potential and achieving organization results.
Michael currently serves on the boards of Legacy Youth Tennis and Education Center (vice-chair), Philadelphia Sports Congress, African American Museum (vice chair), and the African American Chamber of Commerce (executive committee). Some of his former board affiliations include: The First Tee of Suburban Philadelphia, Operation Understanding (Co-President), Bill Johnson Tennis Program (Co-Founder, President and Coach), Middle States Tennis Association, A Better Chance (Swarthmore), The Painted Bride Art Center, and Freedom Theatre.