CLEVELAND -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Business Wire announced that Jill Connor has been promoted to vice president, Cleveland region.
Business Wire Promotes Jill Connor to Vice President, Cleveland Region (Photo: Business Wire)
In this new role, Connor leads the sales, operations and media relations teams for Ohio, Indiana and Western Pennsylvania. She will also serve as the main liaison for Business Wire India, guiding their product and sales support.
"Jill is very smart and very competitive, and those traits have been key to her success in the tri-state region," said Ken Bouton, senior vice president, global sales at Business Wire.
Connor started her roots at Business Wire as an editor in 1990. One year later she moved over to the sales department where she excelled and became regional manager in 2001. With her lead, the Cleveland office was working with the majority of fortune 500 companies in the Western Pennsylvania area within only a few years of setting foot into the territory. “I am thrilled with the promotion to vice president of the Cleveland region. It is a great feeling to be recognized by such an outstanding company for my contribution to the company's overall success,” said Connor.
Jill Connor is a native of Cleveland. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio. She is a Cleveland sports fan, animal welfare advocate and craft beer enthusiast. Connor is also involved with P.E.O. International, a women's organization that supports the advancement of women through education by funding scholarships, grants, awards, loans and the stewardship of Cottey College.
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