Managing Director and Chief Impact OfficerJill Brosig
Ms. Brosig has been with the firm since 2008 and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. As a Managing Director and Chief Impact Officer she oversees the measurement, management, reporting and enhancement of the company’s environmental and social initiatives. In addition, she is also responsible for identifying ingenious approaches, including leveraging products, technologies, and partnerships, to create measurable, positive impact and value. She also works closely with the firm’s operating partners, as she integrates problem solving technology into partners’ everyday operations, which has resulted in improved performance, market differentiation, and overall better care and culture for residents, tenants and staff.
Prior to these roles she established Harrison Street University which instituted a Lean Six Sigma philosophy to elevate participants to a new level of process rigor, thereby enhancing business operations and customer satisfaction. She is also the former CEO of five start-ups including consulting, education, SaaS and retail.
Prior to joining Harrison Street, Ms. Brosig spent 15 years with Motorola, Inc. where she executed a variety of corporate initiatives including: e-learning, Digital Six Sigma, leadership pipeline management, and fashion and women’s market strategies. Ms. Brosig was selected by and reported to the Chief Quality Officer to roll-out a Digital Six Sigma corporate wide initiative, which resulted in more than $800 M in savings in the first year of implementation. She also helped create the Motorola Consulting organization, which served both national and enhanced and global consulting engagements with companies such as the National Health Service (UK), Ford Motor Company (Mexico), and Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands). Ms. Brosig began her Motorola tenure as a quartz crystal development engineer.
Before joining the industry, Ms. Brosig held research positions at Argonne National Laboratory and KMS Fusion, Inc. Ms. Brosig holds several patents and publications, and was awarded Best Presentation at the annual MOOT CORP® Global Business Plan competition.
Ms. Brosig has a BS in Physics from the University of Illinois, an MSEE from The Ohio State University, and an MBA from Northwestern University, specializing in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business. She is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Ms. Brosig also has served as guest lecturer at Kellogg’s Graduate School of Business, and has appeared in Fortune, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal and on PBS.