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Jill Jensen

Controller + Office Manager

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Jill, our remarkable Office Manager and Controller, stands as the financial backbone of c2s, bringing an impressive 20 years of retail management experience and an unparalleled dedication to our team. Her role is far more than just managing numbers; she orchestrates the intricate financial symphony of our operations, meticulously handling invoicing, bill payments, and ensuring our monetary affairs are in impeccable order.

Born and raised in a family deeply rooted in the grocery business, Jill’s entrepreneurial spirit was ignited early on. From there, she seamlessly transitioned into overseeing a thriving commercial real estate investment company, showcasing her innate talent for managing finances on a larger scale. Inspired by her passion for small businesses, Jill ventured into her own consulting practice, specializing in retail and office administration. Her desire to empower others and see them thrive led her to c2s, where her exceptional skills have become the bedrock of our financial stability.

But it’s not just her expertise that sets Jill apart; it’s her unwavering commitment to integrity, her unparalleled work ethic, and her boundless generosity. As a single mom, she embodies selflessness, continuously giving her all to every task. Jill is the kind of person who doesn’t just face challenges; she tackles them head-on, finding solutions with finesse and determination. Her infectious energy, combined with her exceptional financial prowess, makes her an indispensable asset to our team. With Jill at the helm, c2s not only thrives financially but also continues to grow, innovate, and inspire others. Her resilience, kindness, and unparalleled work ethic make her a true powerhouse within our organization.

Sign & Insights

  • Sign: Aries
  • Insights: Green/ Yellow

Best Childhood Memory

One of the fondest memories from my childhood is the time spent visiting my grandparents at their charming resort nestled in Northern California. Their picturesque abode became a haven of joy and adventure, filled with endless explorations and cherished moments. As my grandparents led a life of wanderlust, residing in various states, each visit to their new home felt like embarking on a thrilling journey.

The resort, surrounded by the natural beauty of Northern California, became the backdrop for countless adventures and shared laughter. From exploring the scenic outdoors to indulging in heartwarming family gatherings, those moments etched a tapestry of happiness in my heart. The experience of being in a new state, under the loving care of my grandparents, instilled in me a sense of wonder and a deep appreciation for the diversity of the world.

In retrospect, those visits were not just about the destination but the precious time spent with family, making memories that would last a lifetime. The echoes of our laughter and the warmth of their love continue to inspire my sense of adventure and appreciation for life’s simple pleasures.

Dead or Alive Lunch Date

Dream Lunch Date: Brandi Carlile

Given the chance for a lunch date with anyone, alive or not, my top choice would undoubtedly be the incredibly talented and inspiring Brandi Carlile. As my current favorite artist, her music resonates deeply with me, touching chords in my soul that I didn’t know existed. Yet, it’s not just her musical prowess that captivates me; it’s her remarkable journey and story that truly amazes me.

Brandi Carlile’s life narrative is a testament to resilience, passion, and the transformative power of music. Her ability to channel raw emotions into lyrics and melodies has not only created beautiful songs but has also become a beacon of hope for countless listeners, including myself. I am profoundly moved by her authenticity and the way she fearlessly embraces her true self, both in her art and in life.

Sitting down for lunch with Brandi would be an opportunity to delve into the depths of her creative process, understand the stories behind her songs, and gain insights into the incredible strength that fuels her music. Beyond the music, I am eager to hear about her experiences, challenges, and the lessons she’s learned along her remarkable journey.

In this hypothetical lunch, I envision engaging in a heartfelt conversation, sharing thoughts on life, art, and the transformative power of music. Her presence would undoubtedly inspire and uplift me, leaving me with a renewed sense of creativity, purpose, and a profound appreciation for the art of storytelling through music.

Favorite Book or Podcast 

Favorite Podcast: We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

I’m currently hooked on “We Can Do Hard Things” hosted by the incredibly insightful Glennon Doyle. This podcast isn’t just a collection of episodes; it’s a journey through the complexities of life, exploring the challenges we all face and the resilience that resides within us.

Glennon’s ability to dive deep into difficult topics, offering genuine insights and heartfelt wisdom, makes every episode a profound and transformative experience. The podcast isn’t just about enduring challenges; it’s about embracing them, learning from them, and growing stronger because of them.

“We Can Do Hard Things” serves as a reminder that life’s difficulties are not roadblocks but opportunities for growth and self-discovery. Through the candid conversations and authentic stories shared on the show, Glennon creates a space where vulnerability is celebrated, and the human spirit is celebrated for its ability to endure, learn, and thrive.

Each episode feels like a reassuring conversation with a trusted friend, making me laugh, cry, and reflect in equal measure. It’s not just a podcast; it’s a source of inspiration and empowerment, reminding me that, indeed, we can do hard things.

Time Travel to When

If I had the power to travel through time, my destination of choice would undoubtedly be the 1950s. This golden era, filled with post-war optimism and cultural transformations, has always fascinated me. I long to immerse myself in the lifestyle that my parents experienced during their youth, exploring the essence of a time that often feels like a distant dream.

The 1950s were marked by an unparalleled sense of community and camaraderie. I yearn to witness the flourishing jazz and rock ‘n’ roll scenes, attend iconic concerts, and dance to the rhythm of timeless tunes. The fashion of the ’50s, with its elegant dresses and sharp suits, speaks of an era when style was synonymous with grace and sophistication.

Beyond the surface, I am eager to understand the values and aspirations that defined this period. The strong sense of family, the pursuit of the American Dream, and the spirit of innovation that fueled progress in various fields are all aspects of the ’50s that intrigue me. I want to be part of the excitement surrounding the space race, witness the birth of rock and roll legends, and experience the thrill of drive-in movies.

Most importantly, I wish to engage in conversations with people from that time, to hear their stories, dreams, and hopes for the future. To witness firsthand the resilience, unity, and creativity that defined an entire generation.

Traveling back to the 1950s isn’t just a desire to indulge in nostalgia; it’s a quest to understand the roots of the present, appreciating the values and experiences that have shaped the world I live in today. It’s a chance to live in technicolor amidst the black and white, embracing an era that continues to influence and inspire generations.

Favorite Teacher, Leader or Mentor 

In the tapestry of my life, my favorite mentor is undeniably my father. His wisdom has been a guiding light, illuminating my path and shaping the person I have become. His teachings extend far beyond mere lessons; they are the very foundation upon which I have built my life.

My father didn’t just teach me about business; he instilled in me a profound understanding of life itself. His lessons went beyond profit margins and market strategies; he taught me the essence of integrity, compassion, and resilience. Through his actions, he showed me the power of empathy, emphasizing the importance of treating everyone with kindness and respect.

In the world of business, he became my beacon, teaching me the intricacies of entrepreneurship, the art of negotiation, and the value of hard work. His anecdotes were not just tales; they were treasures of knowledge, revealing the nuances of the professional world.

What sets my father apart as a mentor is his ability to see potential where others see challenges. He not only shared his successes but also his failures, transforming setbacks into valuable lessons. He encouraged me to dream big, to believe in myself, and to embrace failure as a stepping stone toward growth.

I owe my current position in life to his profound insights. His belief in me gave me the confidence to navigate life’s complexities, and his unwavering support became the bedrock of my ambitions. Every milestone I achieve, and every challenge I overcome, carries a part of his legacy.

In essence, my father is not just a mentor; he is my hero. His teachings echo in my decisions, and his values guide my actions. I cherish the lessons he bestowed upon me and carry his wisdom as a torch, illuminating my journey with his enduring light.


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