Jillian Smith earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California in 2004 where she played on the NCAA Soccer team. Upon graduation she worked for SheaHomes in Construction Coordination and later Sales & Marketing. She has also worked for Squaw Valley Ski, Corp. in hospitality event management.
In 2007 Jillian graduated from the University of Denver with an M.A. in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in College Student Development. She has worked in college administration for the past 8 years in various roles in Residence Life, Student Activities, and Orientation coordination.
In fall of 2012 Jillian joined the School of Management team as the Internship and Assessment Coordinator. She also teaches BA 301 Pre-Internship, BA 499 Internship, and BA 101 Intro to Business courses as an adjunct faculty member.
As a native of Truckee, California (13 miles from Lake Tahoe) it is in Jillian’s blood to enjoy outdoor activities in her free time such as hiking, skiing, and camping. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Nick and dog Lilly.