Jillian graduated in May 2015 from Kansas State with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. Originally from Colorado, she attended K-State's design program for its challenging environment and developed the confidence to apply her creativity to tangible projects in a professional field. Upon graduation, Jillian accepted a position in New York City where she designed high-end private residential properties in the Bahamas and upstate New York. She recently moved to Kansas City with her husband and is now working in the commercial field for an umbrella company of Scott Rice called CIC. She works as a Project Manager for Division 12 Window Roller Shades where she bids projects, red-line shop drawings, select shade cloth finishes, and more.