Jill has 20+ years experience leading integrated marketing efforts for well-established brands such as Sports Illustrated and Swedish Match as well as start-ups including Sentient Jet, the creator of the hourly jet card. She has traveled the globe, building partnerships around some of the world’s premiere sports and entertainment events, including the Olympic Games, the America’s Cup and the Super Bowl. Recognized for her success in both the creation and execution of strategic initiatives, Jill’s sweet spot is her ability to balance the ideation process with the nitty-gritty details, every step of the way. She has been on the brand, media and agency side of business and understands what it means to have different seats at the table. She tries to bring this diverse perspective to each project she undertakes.
In 2008, Jill launched JCR Consulting to better integrate her professional experience with her personal desire to “do good”. Today, she advises both for-profit and non-profit businesses on their marketing strategies, whether they involve launching a new platform, tweaking an existing program or simply identifying what’s next. She has counseled several global organizations on their business development efforts, including Gatorade, GoPro, The North Face, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Target/C9, Make-A-Wish, Learning AFAR and the KNOCK Foundation. Jill is currently a consultant at GlideSlope, an advisory firm active in the Olympic Movement and the Sport for Development space. She is also an early stage investor in companies that deliver local and social impact.
Jill graduated from the University of Virginia and lives in New York City with her husband. She adores her niece, nephews and godchildren, still loves to travel and takes advantage of anything having to do with sunshine and the outdoors. In her free time, Jill is a photographer.