Prior to joining Richner + Richner, Jill was involved in the health care, nonprofit, and education sectors. She co-founded a clinical laboratory based in Latin America, where she managed operations and communications efforts. In her prior role at the educational and professional development non-profit organization Facing History and Ourselves, Jill was responsible for planning and executing numerous program and fundraising events, coordinating volunteers, providing budget and grant writing support, and marketing. Jill also served as a high school teacher in South Redford.
She earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in international relations from Michigan State University and in education from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Arts in international education from Teachers College of Columbia University. Jill is a past board member of Dress for Success River Cities in Huntington, WV, and has volunteered with Operation Walk in Latin America. She was raised in Frankenmuth and resides in Ann Arbor.