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Jill Schwieters' Biography

Jill is dedicated to making a difference in healthcare by fostering innovation and improving the patient and employee experience. As senior managing director of Surgical Directions, she drives organizational strategy, builds strategic client and partner relationships, leads key growth initiatives, and oversees executive leadership development.

As CEO of JAS & Associates, Jill aided organizations with investor strategy, governance, strategic planning, go-to-market, and executive development. As Founder and President of Cielo Healthcare, she led the organization to over $100M+ in annual revenue while delivering transformational results for clients.

Prior to founding Cielo Healthcare, Schwieters served for nearly 15 years at the Wheaton Franciscan Health System, which was formative in her desire to drive innovation and improve the patient and employee experience.

Jill is also the board chair of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership and serves on a number of boards with organizations committed to advancing healthcare innovation and making the patient experience and overall care better.


Harvard Business School
Harvard YPO President’s Program

Cardinal Stritch University
MSM (Leadership & Business)

University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology)

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