Jill Waite

Jill Waite

Chief Human Resources Officer at Portillo's

Jill Waite is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Portillo’s, and has been since she joined in June 2019. Prior to joining Portillo’s, she held several Human Resources and Operations roles in the retail, grocery and fitness industries with companies such as 24 Hour Fitness and Sephora.

Jill was hired to reinvigorate the Portillo’s culture by reclaiming the hearts and minds of Portillo’s 6,000 Team Members. She is also responsible for building the talent pipeline to support the company’s growth, retaining Team Members who are passionate about creating lifelong memories for our guests, and developing world-class learning and development programs. Jill has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida. Go Gators! She lives in Chicagoland with her husband of 20 years, and is a mom to two boys who have a passion for playing soccer competitively.

Sessions
Leaving No Stone Unturned: Recruiting Employees in a Tight Labor Market
Saturday, May 21 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM