Jill Belconis


Jill Belconis has had the opportunity to be the “first woman” throughout her entire career. Her deep passion for leadership has taken her down an extraordinary path. She has shared her journey and her authentic leadership style in her TEDx talk, “Succeed Like a Man, Lead Like a Woman.” Jill was the first woman salesperson hired in the Data Processing Division of her IBM branch. Many didn't believe this 21-year-old could succeed at a conservative technology firm in the early 80's. Despite the challenges, she forged ahead, excelled, and learned to lead. After IBM, Jill entered the residential mortgage banking field. She quickly became the president of Shelter Mortgage Company…