Meet the co-founders of T.R.I.P. – childhood friends from White Plains, N.Y. with a passion for uplifting their community.
Corliss Hill is National Multicultural Marketing Director at UnitedHealthcare. She has an extensive background with more than 20 years of communications experience in public relations, marketing, promotions, event planning and magazine publishing. Corliss is passionate about changing the face of health among African Americans and closing the gap on health disparity and access to quality care. A former Lifestyle Editor at ESSENCE magazine, Corliss has also been published in several magazines, including Eclipse, HealthQuest, Upscale; and two book anthologies. At the National Center of the American Heart Association, she executed national health promotions and media campaigns, and helped to launch the association’s award-winning “Go Red For Women” heart disease and stroke prevention campaign.
Corliss has received many accolades for her volunteer and career efforts, including being named one of the “Top Women in Advertising and Marketing” by Black Enterprise magazine; and receiving national recognition from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in its 100th Centennial publication called Phyllis: The Journal For Research on African American Women. A graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a B.A. in Journalism/Public Relations; Corliss also received her Masters of Public Administration from California State University at Long Beach. In addition, she completed the Executive African-American Leadership program at the University of California, Los Angeles; and received her Graduate Marketing Certification from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.
An active member of her community and church, Corliss serves on the board of the Center for Black Women’s Wellness. She is also a member of the Gwinnett chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc.; Atlanta Black MBA Association; and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators. A proud native New Yorker, Corliss now resides in the Atlanta metro area.
Tabeier S. Hamilton
Tabeier S. Hamilton is a Director of Technical Project Management at ConAgra Foods. She received her MBA in Customer Marketing from Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill; and her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University.
Tabeier has always been passionate about serving her community and in the past has volunteered with the Girls Scouts of Westchester/Putnam County, and was an advocate for the Food Bank for Westchester, participating in the Backpack program. In her previous 10 plus-year career at PepsiCo, she was thrice awarded the Harvey C. Russell Inclusion Award, one of the highest honors at PepsiCo, for spearheading national volunteer efforts for the Black Employee Network (MOSAIC) and rallying co-workers to give back while increasing PepsiCo’s presence in the surrounding communities. She has been featured in publications such as Black Enterprise, ESSENCE magazine, Woman Engineer and the Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management Magazine.
Tabeier was previously Chapter Treasurer of the Westchester (NY) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is now a member of the Omaha Alumnae Chapter. She now resides in Omaha, Nebraska with her husband and two young sons.