About Jill Hartmann
owner, marketer and coach
A dynamic, results-oriented executive, Jill brings diverse and extensive experience in leadership roles in strategic marketing and communications in financial services.
Leaders say, “Jill is a committed, capable, and inspiring leader. She has a passion for helping others grow, develop, and contribute to their full potential. She is a seasoned professional in creating and executing marketing strategies and messaging and in leading teams that excel. Jill inspires others to be their best. She is positive, energetic and a pleasure to work with.”
Jill founded Coaching and Consulting with Jillysue in 2023 after she successfully completed the Coach U, Inc. intensive training course, accredited through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) to help others reach their goals and tap into their fullest potential. In her prior roles, she used coaching philosophies to help develop team members adapt to change and achieve results.
Prior to forming Coaching and Consulting with Jillysue, she served as VP Marketing and Communications and led a team of 28 in distribution marketing, media relations, internal communications, executive visibility, content creation, digital marketing, recruiting support, field training, product marketing, competitive intelligence, events and conferences, advanced planning and creative services.
During her time in marketing, she worked under three CEOs and successfully aligned marketing efforts to changing strategies, including acquisition communications.
Passionate to help women overcome common challenges they face in the workplace, she helped launch the company’s associate resource group for women and was responsible for programming to educate, inspire and empower. She also led a program to develop women in senior leadership. In addition, she was selected to co-lead the company’s Ellequate certification to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.
Jill graduated from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and earned a miniMBA certificate.
To quench her creativity, Jill dabbles in photography and handmade art. She and her husband are recent empty nesters and live in Cincinnati, Ohio. They like to hang out with family (including their two dogs) and friends, go to concerts, camp and travel. They also enjoy tailgating at the University of Cincinnati and Arizona State University with their three kids.
Member of International Coaching Federation Professional Coaches, the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards. As an ICF Member, the badge earner is enrolled in an accredited coach training program or has completed 60 hours of training aligned with ICF standards, and commits to abiding by the ICF Code of Ethics.
Senior VP, Life Distribution and Sales
"I worked alongside Jill for almost 10 years. I found her to be professional, creative and innovative. In my 37 years in the financial services business, Jill was the easiest and most impactful marketing communications executive I’ve worked with. Any organization looking to improve their executive leadership team would do no better than to include Jill in their long term strategic plans."
JD, CLU, CHFC
VP, Advanced Planning
"Without reservation, I highly recommend Jill. She is a proven, elite performer in the Marketing and Communications space. Working closely with Jill for over twenty years, I have benefited greatly from her expertise, team approach, and creativity. Whether it is developing sales and marketing campaigns or company-wide communication plans, Jill is the kind of leader who rolls up her sleeves and comes to the table with innovative, user-friendly ideas using a variety of delivery systems including digital, video, podcast and written. Jill is smart, approachable and confident. Any organization would be fortunate to have Jill on its team."
President & CEO, The O.N. Equity Sales Co. (ONESCO)
"Jill is a knowledgeable, creative and personable co-worker. Jill’s ability to pivot while still staying connected with everyone on a project is astonishing. She always has a positive outlook and brings a level of intelligence and understanding to every meeting. I would recommend Jill to join your team. She brings strength and loyalty."
Supervisor, Naval Info Warfare Center
Goose Creek, SC
"Jill's smile lights up the "Zoom" room! I truly enjoyed being coached by her. It comes naturally to her! She has a way of letting me know that I can do all the things, but not all at once. It was awesome being
coached by her."
San Jose, CA
"Jill is such a positive and outgoing person that she brings everyone into her orbit. Her style of coaching is very engaging. There is never a question that she is 100% focused and inviting her client in. She has a big heart, is intelligent, and has great intuition. Plus, she cares.
Jill's laugh and smile put people at ease and make it very easy to speak with her."
Talent Development Specialist
"Jill's inquisitive presence to learn more from a coachee/client is magical to watch. I learned a lot from watching her style of coaching."
optimistic, offer ideas, favorable effect on teammates
desire to amass knowledge, practical, turns to specialists for input, no need to make others think I know everything
expect to be kept in information loop, desire to deepen understanding
desire to solve problems, enjoys reading
works hard to capture top honors, relies on diverse viewpoints, matches each team member to a task,
get things done