Jill Noyce, formerly Ries, was promoted to Senior Director of Development for annual giving in October of 2017. Noyce joined the Wisconsin Athletic Development team in May 2013 as Director of Development for Advancement where her primary role included oversight of stewardship and engagement events. In October of 2014, Noyce was promoted to Director of Development for annual giving.
Prior to joining Wisconsin’s Development team, Noyce served as Membership Director of the National W Club, the letterwinners organization at the University of Wisconsin, from 2007-2013. Noyce was directly responsible for coordinating letterwinner activities including reunions, banquets, golf outings, and networking events. Additionally, Noyce coordinated several current student-athlete events. Noyce returned to the W Club briefly to serve as Interim Executive Director from August 2013 to January 2014.
Noyce also held a leadership role with the National Letterwinners Association (NLWA), having hosted the annual conference at Wisconsin in 2007 and presented at each conference from 2007-2012. Noyce was actively involved with the developing partnership between the NLWA and the NCAA in 2012-2013.
A native of Middleton, WI, Noyce was a four-time letterwinner in golf at Wisconsin from 2003-2007, serving as team captain in 2006-2007. During her time as a student-athlete at UW, Noyce served as President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and had a role on the UW Athletic Board. Noyce earned a B.S. in Life Sciences Communications with a focus in Business at UW in 2007.
Noyce and her husband, Mark, have two sons, Cooper and Myles.