Jill Ruiz is a marketing professional with over 10 years of experience. She joined Empire two years ago and has quickly become the go-to marketing manager for all things online, working on email marketing, social media and national promotions. Jill graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Photography.
Jill puts her photography degree to use where she is the owner of Jilly Bean Studios, and specializes in weddings/engagements, family portraits, senior portraits or anything that comes her way. She spends her free time exploring Chicago, the Midwest and the world with her husband and two dogs, Buckley a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Cassidy a Border Collie. Find and connect with Jill on
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