Through personal coaching, keynotes, and workshops, Jill Griffin trains individuals, leaders, and teams to tap into their passions and make change happen.


Jill Griffin is a NYSE Corporate Board Director, Contributor, Harvard Working Knowledge author of five business books. Earn Your Seat on a Corporate Board and Women Make Great Leaders are her most recent releases.

Jill is founder of Jill Griffin Executive Learning whose mission is to help professionals, particularly women, rise to executive leadership and on to corporate boards.

She serves as Independent Director for Luby’s-Fuddruckers (NYSE: LUB). The dual companies employ nearly 10,000 staff and Fuddruckers is globally franchised. Jill is Chairwoman of the Corporation’s Talent & Administration Committee overseeing Digital Marketing, Management Succession, Store Operations, Human Resources and Corporate Branding

Jill was privileged to serve as Chairwoman of for eight years and learned first-hand how to globally market ATX. She represented Austin on the inaugural British Airways flight to London and served internationally as an ATX Ambassador.

Jill is a magna cum laude graduate, MBA scholarship recipient and Distinguished Alumna  of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business where she earned her undergraduate and MBA degrees.

Jill began her career in Brand Management at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company where she rose to manage the corporation’s largest brand, Winston.

Jill’s hobbies include camping, biking, yoga and acrylic painting and charcoaling. 

Jill Griffin uniquely, captures what all of us should know about passion, vision, courage and leadership.

Arthur R. Emerson
CEO KLRU, San Antonio, TX

Jill Griffin pushes past the myths and misconceptions, and provides smart insights about how professional advancement and achieve-ment really works.

Dorie Clark
Adjunct professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Thank you Jill for highlighting the true impact of women in lead- ership roles outside the home and community.

Ada-Renee Johnson
Head of SWE & Diversity Pipeline, Google, Inc.

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