Jill Griffin grew up in Marshville, North Carolina surrounded by wonderful teachers who inspired her love of writing.
Jill is a Forbes.com columnist, NYSE independent Public Board Director, internationally-published Harvard “Working Knowledge” author. Follow These Leaders is her sixth business book.
Jill serves as an Independent Board Director for Luby’s/Fuddruckers Restaurants where she chairs the Talent Management & Administration Committee overseeing Operations, Management Succession, Customer Loyalty and Risk.
A huge fan of Austin TX, Jill proudly served as Chairwoman for VisitAustin.org for eight years and is part of the launch team for VisitAustin Foundation. She also advises ride-sharing start-up Hytch (Nashville, TN) Broadway Bank/Austin and Central Texas Girl Scouts.
Jill graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science and MBA degrees from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, is the recipient of the school’s Distinguished Alumna Award and was the Spring 2018 commencement speaker for MBA and PhD graduates.
She leads Jill Griffin Executive Learning. Reach her at jillgriffin.net.
Jill’s interests include yoga, acrylic painting, biking, and World War II History. (Jill’s father, Vent Griffin, was in the Normandy Invasion and awarded a Purple Heart.)