Monday Jan 30, 2023

Episode 3 - Jane Miller - CEO, Board Member, and Active Mentor on HR Strategy

Today we're joined by Jane Miller to talk HR strategy. Jane is a board member at FutureSolve and a successful CEO with experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Jane has 35+-years of executive experience in the food industry working with both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Jane most recently was the CEO of Lily’s Sweets and has held several other CEO roles in the natural and organic industry, including Rudi’s Bakery, ProYo High Protein Ice Cream, and HannahMax Cookie Chips.

Over the course of her career Jane was part of an executive team that brought Hostess out of bankruptcy, worked for HJ Heinz as the Chief Growth Officer and then the President of the UK & Ireland Division. She also ran the Western division of Bestfoods Baking. Jane spent the first fourteen years of her career at PepsiCo, where she rose to be the President of the Central division of Frito-Lay.

Jane is the co-founder of Haevn, a company dedicated to creating jobs for the next generation of leaders and the founder of, a career advice website. She is also the author of a sassy business book, Sleep Your Way to the Top (and other myths about business success).

Jane currently serves as a board member at the University of Colorado Leeds Business School, Watson Institute, Eldorado Springs Artesian Water and Rudi’s Bakery.

Jane has a degree in Russian Studies from Knox College in Galesburg, IL and earned her MBA degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.

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The Strategic HR Show is a podcast series from FutureSolve where we talk to senior business and HR leaders to share their advice on how to make better people decisions in the workplace and get the best out of their people.

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If you’d like some help solving your strategic HR challenges, get in touch with us at FutureSolve. Whether it’s developing your leaders and teams, hiring better people, creating a high-performance culture, or something else, we’ll help you boost the performance of your people and your business.

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