Jayne Millard - Turtle & Hughes

Jayne Millard

Turtle & Hughes

Inspired by a legacy of family leadership current Executive Chairman of the Board, Jayne Millard, of the fourth-generation, family- owned business, Turtle & Hughes, has guided the company to achieve big-time growth, double in size, advance in innovations, and incorporate supply chain solutions. Turtle & Hughes was co-founded by Millard’s great-grandfather in 1923 with a focus on calculated acquisitions, new partnerships, and novel product lines. Through her leadership, Millard has generated a culture entailing a personal commitment from each employee to the customers. She joined the company in 1991 working her way around the company in various positions before being named VP of Marketing and eventually taking over as co-CEO. Recently Millard has been awarded for her dedication to her employees with Turtle & Hughes named a 2020 recipient of a Best Place to Work Award by NJ BIZ and the other being the NAED 2020 Women in Industry Trailblazer Award.

Year appointed: 2010