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Jane Miller

Jane Miller is the founder of a career advice website, Janeknows.com, and the author of Sleep Your Way to the Top (and other myths about business success). Jane is a food industry executive with experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Jane is currently the CEO of Lily's Sweets. Previously, she held CEO positions with HannahMax Cookie Chips, ProYo and Charter Baking Company (Rudi's Organic Bakery).

Prior to Charter, Jane had twenty-five years of experience in large consumer product companies. She was part of an executive team that brought Hostess out of bankruptcy. She worked for HJHeinz as the Chief Growth Officer and then the President of the UK & Ireland Division. She ran the Western division of Bestfoods Baking (now Bimbo Bakeries). The first fourteen years of her career were at PepsiCo, where she rose to be the President of the Central division of Frito-Lay.

Jane serves as a board member at the University of Colorado's Leeds Business School, Eldorado Springs Artesian Water and Madhava Sweeteners. She serves in advisory roles to many entrepreneurial ventures including Alpine Start and Times Three. Her involvement as a mentor for young professionals and start-ups resulted in her being named the Lifetime Achievement Award Winner for the Denver Business Journal in 2013, the Boulder Chamber of Commerce’s Women Who Light the Community in 2015, Naturally Boulder's Industry Leader in 2016 and Knox College's Alumni Award in 2017. Jane established the Jane Knows Scholarship Fund at Leeds supporting students who are the first in their family to go to college.

Jane has a Russian Studies degree from Knox College in Galesburg, IL and an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. She lives in Boulder, CO with two dogs (Harley and Jack) and four horses (Gracie, Prince, Milo and Lucky).

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