Jil Littlejohn | Being Greenville
Greenville provides a space and place even for those who were born to fail. Jil discusses leveraging human capital, community impact, and local resources. If you are a person of means or access, she will help guide you in providing opportunities. It will also build bridges for those with barriers and demonstrate how Greenville is a place for connection, growth, and development.
Jil was born and raised in Atlanta, GA but has lived in Greenville for 16 years. She currently serves as the first female President and CEO of the Urban League of the Upstate, where she prepares and monitors a multi-million-dollar budget. Her role allows her to combine her passion for people and community into a job she loves. She is the youngest member of Greenville City Council, serves as Mayor Pro Tem, and one of two minorities.
She is the youngest member of Greenville City Council, serves as Mayor Pro Tem, and one of two minorities. She also chairs the Public Safety & General Government Committee and has helped to lead efforts towards Affordable Housing and Inclusive Growth. She is the founder of the Talented Tenth Conference which connects young minority professionals from the Upstate with established business and civic leaders across the Southeast.