Jill B. Smart has served as a non-employee director of our Board since July 2016.
Since 2015, Ms. Smart has served as President of the National Academy of Human Resources, the organization where individuals and institutions of distinction are recognized for professional achievement by election as a “Fellow.”
Ms. Smart spent over 33 years at global professional services company Accenture, including 10 years as Accenture’s Chief Human Resources Officer, before her retirement from Accenture in 2014. Prior to her HR management roles at Accenture, Ms. Smart held business integration consulting positions for clients in a variety of industries, focusing on integrating strategy, technology business processes, functional applications and human performance components.
Ms. Smart is a Director at Alexander Mann Solutions, a London-based talent acquisition and management solutions organization, a Fellow and Director of the National Academy of Human Resources, a Fellow of the Human Resources Policy Institute, a member of the Personnel Roundtable and a member of the G100 Talent Consortium Advisory Board. In addition, Ms. Smart is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.
Ms. Smart received an MBA from the University of Chicago and bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois.