Jill Louis

Ms. Jill Louis currently serves on the OBAP Board of Directors. Jill Louis has over 25 years of legal and business experience. She recently returned to private practice as a Partner at the global law firm, K & L Gates, Dallas, after serving in the corporate legal and private equity realms. Prior to K&L Gates she was Chief Legal Officer for FleetPride, Inc., the largest independent distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts, Managing Director for Commercial Transactions and Regulatory matters at FedEx Office, and General Counsel for HQ Global Workplaces, a global serviced office company.  She’s the kind of lawyer who finds her passion in immersing herself into internal workings of people and organizations. Those key learnings help her propose strategic solutions to achieve the operative goals.

Jill received her BA in Journalism from Howard University and her JD from Harvard Law School. Volunteerism includes her work with The Dallas Chapter of The Links Incorporated and the Boards of Thrivent Financial, the AT&T Performing Arts Center and KERA. She serves on the Cedars TIF Board, a City of Dallas Commission supporting development in economically underdeveloped areas of Dallas. She is a member of Golden Seeds, a fund that backs women entrepreneurs. She’s also a former Co-Chair for Educate Dallas Political Action Committee. She is married to Randy A. Bowman her husband of 25 years and they have two children in college.