My J.E.D.I Why: “By overcoming ignorance and divisiveness with Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion we can emerge stronger to create an industry and world that celebrates differences, where each of us are treated equally and have the freedom to live with dignity.”
Jill is a Managing Director and Partner of William Hood & Company, a differentiated industry-focused investment banking firm covering the Consumer, Food and Retail sectors with a specialization in Health and Wellness.
Jill’s notable transaction experience includes the sale of Persona Nutrition to Nestlé, The sale of W3ll People to E.L.F. Cosmetics, the sale of OLLY to Unilever, the sale of Atrium Innovations to Nestlé and the sale of The Nature’s Bounty Company from The Carlyle Group to KKR and LetterOne.
Prior to William Hood & Company, Jill was Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Nature’s Bounty Company, focused on M&A, Corporate Development and Growth Strategy. During her tenure at The Nature’s Bounty Company, Jill also held a variety of operating leadership roles including managing the Nature’s Bounty, Pure Protein, Body Fortress and Met-Rx brands, as well as the company’s Private Label business. Jill’s passion for brands combined with her retailer relationships resulted in her driving a number of the key strategic growth initiatives behind the success of the company leading up to its sale.
Prior to joining The Nature’s Bounty Company, Jill was the Brand Director for natural skincare line Naturopathica Holistic Health. In that role Jill was responsible for product design, marketing and distribution.
Jill also serves on the Global Board of Advisors for Vitamin Angels.Book A Lesson