Director Emerita (Secretary)
Director, Global Community Relations, Brown‑Forman Foundation
Jill Horn joined Brown‑Forman in 2014. In her role as Director, Global Community Relations, she is responsible for leading Brown‑Forman’s civic engagement strategy including overseeing the Brown‑Forman Foundation. She also manages Invest California, a Brown‑Forman place-based philanthropy initiative that will create, launch and sustain a community focused strategy with the objective of “being the best neighbor.”
Prior to Brown‑Forman she worked for United Way for 19 years, where her most recent position was Sr. Director of Community Giving. Jill graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Political Science. She is a member of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence Board of Directors and the Simmons College of Kentucky Board of Trustees. She has also participated in Leadership Louisville programs, Ignite Louisville, Leadership Louisville, and Bingham Fellows.
Jill enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling to places near and far. She lives in Louisville with her husband, Jerome and two daughters, Abby and Zoe.