TAMPA, FL – Stellar Partners, Inc. (Stellar) announced that industry veteran Jill Myers has joined its team as a senior advisor on airport retail RFP opportunities, as well as concept planning and design. This addition to the team will assist Stellar in continuing the company’s strong growth trajectory in the airport retail space, in collaboration with a new Business Development role that will also soon be added to the team.
“I am thrilled that Jill has joined our team as we actively seek opportunities to develop and grow our airport retail business throughout North America,” said Stellar Founder and CEO Susan Stackhouse. “We are very excited about Stellar’s future and I am confident that Jill’s expertise and experience from many years in the industry will play a critical role in our success.”
Jill joins Stellar with nearly 30 years of related experience in operations, business development, and real estate. Jill was most recently Senior Director of Retail Concept Development, Leasing & Partnerships with World Duty Free Group (WDFG), responsible for airport contracts in the Eastern United States, for which she developed and maintained airport client and industry relationships; led proposal development; and negotiated leases to include brand, subtenant, and Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE) agreements. Before this role, Jill was General Manager of Business Development for HMSHost’s Retail Business for eight years.
Jill has a Bachelor of Science degree from Jackson State University in Jackson Mississippi. She will continue to be based in Atlanta, Georgia.