We represent products and furnishings for restaurants, bars, hotels, casinos, country clubs, conference centers and senior living facilities. We cover New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and El Paso Texas. With an eye on design our company offers quality products, fair pricing and we conduct our business with integrity. We build relationships not just sales numbers!
Larry Hill, President
Covering Colorado - Guest Rooms and Furniture/Design
New Mexico - Food and Beverage, Guest Rooms and Casino Gaming Furniture
Larry began in the hospitality industry at his grandfathers company, L.N. Hill Company. He worked as an outside sales rep and in sales and marketing. In 1987 he began working for Hill Associates a manufacturers rep firm. Since 1992, Larry has been President of the company. In 1998 the company relocated to Santa Fe, NM and now covers AZ, NM, El Paso, CO, WY and UT.
Larry loves cooking and hiking in the beautiful southwest and visiting his daughter Greer.
Maggi Hill, Vice President
Covering Arizona - Guest Rooms, and Furniture/Design
New Mexico - Food and Beverage, Guest Rooms and Furniture/Design
Maggi started in hospitality when she joined L.N. Hill Company, a foodservice distributor in Maryland. After years of experience in purchasing, inventory control, customer service and outside sales Maggi joined Hill Associates in 1991.
Maggi oversees all administrative and financial operations of the company and manages an active territory in Arizona and New Mexico.
Maggi enjoys spending time with her daughter, gardening and skiing.
Ken Schafer, Territory Manager
Covering Arizona - Food and Beverage Supplies and Furnishings
and Casino Gaming Furniture
Utah - Food and Beverage Supplies and Furnishings
Ken grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Food Service Management. Ken worked for the Steak and Ale chain for 2-1/2 years then spent a total of 11 years running various restaurants for Bloomingdales stores. Ken then joined Edward Don as a salesman in the Philadelphia area for 8 years then left and founded S.A.M.'s in Pennsylvania. After 11 years, Ken and his partner sold S.A.M.'s to Prestige Packaging.
Ken and his wife, Michelle, relocated to Arizona in 2011 and Ken joined Hill Associates at that time. Ken has two children, a daughter and son both living on the east coast.
Pam Shields, Territory Manager
Covering Colorado and Wyoming - Food and Beverage Supplies and Furnishings
Pam graduated from New Mexico State University with a BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. After NMSU, Pam worked at Hyatt Tamaya as a Manager Trainee. From there she joined Sysco New Mexico for 10 years beginning in the Purchasing Department and then as branch Food Service Equipment and Supplies Specialist. After relocating to Phoenix, Pam joined Wasserstrom as a Regional Account Manager. She spent over 5 years with Wasserstrom and most recently managed, and substantially grew, their New Mexico market.
Relocating to Colorado in 2017 Pam begins a new chapter with Hill Associates!
Robin Pepin, Sales Support and Administrative Assistant
Robin studied Fine Arts at University of Texas, El Paso. She has had a lengthy career in retail sales and management transitioning into an administrative capacity in her "retirement".
Robin moved to Santa Fe in 2009 with her husband and enjoys gardening, cooking and travel.
Gaye Lindberg, Inside Sales
Gaye studied at Princeton and American Universities. Gaye spent 30 years in the financial industry as a Financial Consultant focusing on management and new business development. She was highly successful in growing assigned territories.
Gaye moved to Santa Fe in 2014. Originally from Arkansas, she has 2 grown daughters and 2 granddaughters. Gaye enjoys gardening and antique restoration.