Jill S. Robinson is a driving force in the arts and culture sector who has inspired leaders and
organizations for more than three decades. From early career achievements with regional symphony
orchestras to her leadership building TRG Arts (The Results Group for the Arts) into a renowned
international, data-driven change agency, Jill’s expertise and counsel are sought out by arts
and cultural executives worldwide. Jill believes in the transformative power of arts and culture
experiences, and that positive, profound change in the business model of arts organizations
leads to artistic innovation that can inspire entire communities.
With Jill’s leadership, TRG Arts has doubled in size, opened a location in the United
Kingdom, and served more than 1,200 clients in the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and Europe.
Under her guidance TRG Arts has developed the largest (and growing) global arts and cultural
consumer dataset in the industry, the COVID-19 International Sector Benchmark. In 2020, TRG was
named one of Colorado’s Top 100 Women-Owned Companies by ColoradoBiz magazine, and was presented
with the 2017 Create Award by Colorado Business Committee for the Arts.
Jill’s strategic vision for TRG Arts has benefited prominent arts organizations from the
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and The
Ballet to the Museum of Popular Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle, Canada’s National Arts Centre, and
theatres and venues throughout the U.K., including Theatre Clywd, Sheffield Theatres and
A sought-after speaker, Jill has delivered her insights at countless industry conferences,
including keynotes at the UK Theatre Touring Symposium in London, the Broadway League Spring
Conference in New York City, the Dance/USA International Dance Managers Conference in
and the annual Conference on Marketing in the Arts in Madrid and Barcelona. She is a trusted
for a wide range of media covering arts and culture issues, including The Wall Street Journal,
Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor and Inside Philanthropy, among others.
Jill is an adjunct professor of the Master of Arts Administration/Master of Business
Administration program at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX and an inaugural faculty
member for the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s Cultural Leadership Program. She serves on the
Board of Directors of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) and the Advisory
Board for SMU DataArts, and has served on the board of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak
Region in Colorado Springs, Colorado.