Jill Roshto

Jill Roshto is the president/chief executive officer of Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation.

Previously, Roshto served for two years as the chief executive officer of Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. A graduate of Louisiana State University, Roshto previously worked for LSU’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute and LSU Foundation in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Her experience in the business sector includes multiple managerial positions at Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry and ownership of The Keeping Room.

Besides her professional responsibilities, Roshto has been involved in numerous local community organizations including the Baton Rouge Eye Bank Auxiliary, Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Community Fund for the Arts, Baton Rouge Speech & Hearing Foundation, Junior League, Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Performing Arts Society of Acadiana and the Acadiana Symphony among others. Roshto has also been honored as the Outstanding Young Business Woman of Acadiana and Order of Omega Outstanding Greek Advisor Award.