Family Life Conference 2023

The Family: Our Eternal Destiny

Jeff Hill


E. Jeffrey Hill, PhD, was professor of Family Life at Brigham Young University. His research examined finding harmony between paid work and family life as well as family finance. Dr. Hill graduated from the BYU Marriott School of Management in Organizational Behavior then received a PhD in Family and Human Development from Utah State.

Before going to work as a professor at BYU he was a work and family subject matter expert at IBM where he pioneered many flexible work options including paternity leave, professional part-time employment, and telecommuting. Dr. Hill developed and analyzed the 2010 IBM Global Work and Life Issues survey with more than 21,000 respondents from 78 countries. He was also the primary investigator of the 2012 Singapore National Study of Work-Life Harmony.

Recently Dr. Hill organized a series of Family Finance Research Renaissance Retreats in order to revitalize the student of finances from a family perspective. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters. Jeff and his wife Tammy are the parents of 12 children and 34 grandchildren.

"Sex, Money, and Couple Relationships: Many Ways to Make Love"

Sex and money are primary drivers of conflict in couple relationships. This research-based presentation will offer perspectives on how sex and money can replenish rather than destroy relationships. We will discuss healthy communication, building trust, equal partnership, and practical tips as they relate to both sex and finances.