Born and raised in Lakewood, California, Craig Hill attended Lakewood High, Long Beach City College, and received his bachelors in science from California State University, Long Beach. While attending CSULB, he followed his love of the baseball by making his profession buying and selling baseball cards.
In 1984, Craig took his first job in the lending industry working for Vanguard Mortgage as a loan officer and loan manager. While employed there, he met and began funding REO purchases with Bruce Norris. When Bruce officially started the Norris Group in 1994, Craig came aboard as both loan officer and investment manager and never looked back. Since that time, they have arranged over $150 million dollars worth of investor loans.
Recently, Craig served several years as vice chairman for Exbound, a nonprofit organization designed to help developmentally disabled adults increase their social interaction. Craig enjoys sports and spending time with his wife Laura and daughter Caitlin.