Jill’s consulting experience ranges from strategic and organizational planning to development counsel and capital campaign studies for client sectors that include education, arts & culture, conservation and community services. Her primary area of expertise is working with zoos and other cultural organizations to develop comprehensive strategic plans that leverage each client’s core mission and vision while offering creative business, organizational and operational strategies to ensure the organization’s viability and sustainability.
Jill’s complementary planning and development skills are essential ingredients that allow her to take a holistic and synergistic approach to her planning and consulting projects. She has supported Schultz & Williams clients with plans that enhance programs, build constituencies, increase funding sources, maximize revenue and ensure optimum efficiency of operations. She also approaches every project with a commitment to developing long-term client relationships, and she has a genuine passion for helping clients experience ongoing success and ultimately achieve their mission-related goals.
Among Jill’s notable business and strategic planning clients are: Dallas Zoo, Jacksonville Zoo, Louisville Zoo, Memphis Zoo, Oklahoma City Zoo, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (Tacoma, WA), Zoo Miami, Delaware Museum of Natural History, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Philadelphia), Overbrook School for the Blind (Philadelphia), and Schuylkill River Heritage Area (PA). Some of her development and campaign planning clients are Utah’s Hogle Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo (Chicago, IL), St. John’s Jesuit High School (Toledo, OH) and The Wilderness Society (Washington, D.C.). She has also completed development assessments and plans for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (Cedar Rapids, IA) among many other education and community services organizations.
Prior to joining Schultz & Williams, Jill was a development officer at Loyola University Maryland and was an associate at Barton Cotton, a direct marketing agency. She holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in psychology from Loyola University Maryland, where she is an active alumni supporter and volunteer. She is also a competitive horseback rider and lives in Doylestown, PA with her husband, Doug.