Jillian is a director in HORNE’s government services focus area where she oversees FEMA Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Individual Assistance projects as well as HUD CDBG-DR. She works with agencies in the State of Texas and is responsible for financial and compliance oversight of federal funds requested by government and not-for-profit subgrantees.
Jillian worked with Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) for seven years performing grant monitoring, compliance review, and other administrative tasks in their implementation of $2.2 billion of FEMA Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation programs across 16 disasters. She oversaw a flex-force of disaster recovery and financial specialists who worked alongside TDEM throughout each phase of the disaster lifecycle to ensure both TDEM and impacted subrecipients were equipped with partners to navigate federal program requirements and to speed recovery. Jillian was also instrumental in establishing procedures for TDEM’s monitoring program.
Prior to joining the government services team, she served as a manager in the firm’s assurance group, where her practice included governmental, single audit, non-profit, and benefit plan audits.
She graduated from Millsaps College with a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Project Management Professional®.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Mississippi Society Certified Public Accountants