President, Griffiths Communications
Jill Griffiths is the founder and president of Griffiths Communications Group. Before GCG, she was the Vice President of Communications for Aetna, Inc. There she was responsible for Aetna’s global business and corporate communications activity and worked closely with Aetna’s Chairman and CEO and the executive leadership team. Ms. Griffiths directed all internal communications, public relations, social media engagement, corporate financial communications and public affairs activities as well as executive speaking engagements. She also directed the production of marquis reports and publications for Aetna including the Annual Report and the widely recognized African-American History Calendar. Ms. Griffiths co-lead Aetna’s health literacy initiatives with the company’s chief medical officer, was co-chair of the health literacy task force for America’s Health Insurance Plans, and participated in the oral health literacy advisory group for the American Dental Association. She also was an executive sponsor of Aetna’s comprehensive Employee Telework Community Network.
Prior to her role as VP, Ms. Griffiths headed Aetna’s Clinical, Thought Leadership and Provider Relations activity developing thought leadership campaigns to highlight Aetna’s clinical leadership, provider relations programs and activities, and direct-to-consumer programs.
Previously, she was vice president of Business Communications, where she was responsible for public relations and employee communication for Aetna’s businesses. She has been assistant vice president and director of Health Public Relations for Aetna, where she handled media relations for the health business of Aetna, and directed the regional public relations managers.
Ms. Griffiths holds a B.A. in English Literature with a minor concentration in Business Administration from Ursinus College and has completed continuing education courses in advertising and public relations at Villanova University.