Upstate Forever

Board of Directors & Advisory Council

Glenn Hilliard

Glenn Hilliard


Glenn Hilliard has led, as CEO and chairman, Liberty Life Insurance Co., ING Americas; and as chairman, CNO Financial, Inc. He continues to serve as CEO of Hilliard Group LLC, an investment and advisory firm based in Greenville, and as a director of Columbia Funds Trust and as Chairman of the board of Banc of America Funds Series Trust.

A native of Anderson, Glenn graduated from Clemson University in 1965 with a bachelor’s degree in English and earned a law degree at George Washington University.

A dedicated environmentalist, Glenn founded the Foothills Trail Conference in 1974 and served as the first chairman. He currently serves on the board Brookgreen Gardens. Glenn and his wife Heather have endowed a Professorship in Environmental Sustainability at Clemson. In his spare time, Glenn enjoys spending time with his family, biking, running, hiking, kayaking, and skiing.

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