Jill joins Pear after a decade of working in the tech industry. She started her career on Capitol Hill as a staffer in the U.S. Congress before moving from D.C. to Silicon Valley to join Wildfire Interactive, a high-growth social media marketing startup. Wildfire was acquired by Google in 2012, and Jill spent the following decade leading marketing efforts for different functions spanning Sustainability, Google One, Family Link, and Google Fiber. Jill has experience in nearly every facet of marketing, including growth, product, retail, events, and brand marketing.
At Pear, Jill is Marketing Partner, where she helps to build and support the firm’s marketing, communications, and community efforts.
Jill resides in San Francisco with her husband, Lucas, her sons, Nico and Felix, and puppy, Scout. She holds a BA and MPA from the University of Georgia, where she studied International Affairs and Public Administration.
What is your most used emoji?
What’s your favorite book?
I love a good memoir and found Michelle Zauner's Crying in H Mart to be poignant and moving. It’s a good reminder of the transformative power of love, finding your identity, and being proud of where you come from.
What career path did you want to pursue when you were a kid?
Like many kids, I wanted to be a marine biologist. Even though I pursued a career in marketing instead, I do love scuba diving, and whales are still my favorite animals.
What are your favorite sports teams?
UGA Bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Braves
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Yoga, pilates, scuba diving, pickling, and home design!
- Senior Marketing Lead, Google (Sustainability, Google One, Google Fiber, Family Link)
- Marketer, Wildlife Interactive
- Staffer, U.S. Senate