Operations Team

Jillian Farrel

Associate Director of Marketing


Jillian Farrel is the Associate Director of Marketing at Locust Walk. Prior to joining Locust Walk, Jillian designed marketing strategy for CBI (part of Informa PLC), a global life sciences firm that focuses on industry-specific conferences, publications, and business intelligence for the life sciences industry.

Before CBI, Jillian served in numerous marketing management roles in the publishing space, fostering brand awareness for health and wellness authors, and also for private companies, helping to shape and grow the individual brands.

Jillian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College (Boston, MA) with honors. Jillian is also a mentor for Women in BIO, an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership and entrepreneurship for women in the life sciences.

Outside of Locust Walk, Jillian enjoys kickboxing, dance, travel, and reading. She is currently tackling the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon and her favorite escape (so far) is Amalfi, Italy.