Jill has over 20 years of experience working in fund development, event planning,  stakeholder relations, political campaigning, non-profit fund raising and marketing.  Her career began at the South Bend CBS affiliate in television marketing and sales. After being recruited by two for profit companies for her marketing and sales ability,  she was eventually offered a partnership at Innovate Consulting Group. As an Associate Partner, Jill worked with various companies, government agencies,  political campaigns,  and not for profit organizations.  In the fall of 2012 Jill joined Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana.

She is past vice president of Veritas Academy Indiana’s First Charter School, has served on Potawatomi Zoological Society Board of Directors and is currently an active member of Rotary International, League of Women Voters (past officer and delegate), board member for Unity Gardens serving on their strategic development team and is President of the Sunnymede Neighborhood Association.  Jill lives in South Bend with her husband Tom, two children and a retired racing greyhound who can beat anybody to the couch.