Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Jill Johnson is the Co-founder/CEO of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. She has 30+ years of small business experience. She is a strong believer in the value of community businesses and a champion for Women of Color entrepreneurs. She is an advocate for inclusion and recently launched a groundbreaking initiative to promote diversity and inclusion within the angel investing sector. Ms. Johnson is a speaker on topics including: community economic development, business plan development, entrepreneurship, minority and women small business growth, and access to capital. Ms. Johnson has a B.A. in economics from Harvard and is married with four sons.