Jill Maki

Director of Planning & Strategy

Jill is an insightful, strategic partner that helps to build cohesive, successful brands. With deep experience that spans an array of industries – from crop nutrition, dental and specialty malt to diversified technology, consumer electronics and banking – she helps clients align their brand strategy with their business objectives to help companies deliver on their mission and vision. Using a blend of strategy and creativity, she develops effective solutions that are impactful and memorable. Some of her clients have included Cargill; The Mosaic Company; 3M – multiple businesses; The Valspar Corporation, Citi brand, card and banking; Minnesota State Colleges & Universities; Star Tribune; Bergan KDV; Fredrikson & Byron; and MacPhail Center for Music.

“I’m a learner by nature. My natural curiosity and desire to relate to others transfers well to my work as a strategist. They lead me to strong relationships, meaningful insights and the ability to better understand other perspectives. Being an effective, consistent communicator is a top priority for me, just as it is for successful brands. Professionally and personally, these traits define who I am.”

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