Jill A. Tjossem

Senior Ethics Specialist

Jill’s attention to detail is a great asset to the team. Her specialty is unearthing conflicts of interest that look harmless to the untrained eye.

Jill Tjossem comes to Ethos with broad experience stemming from her background in state and local governments as well as the non-profit sector. She served as a senior policy analyst, a tax specialist, and a financial analyst for the State of Idaho. She has written legislation and policy documents; contributed to policy development; and is very comfortable with statutes and regulations and their interpretation and application. Ms. Tjossem has an uncanny ability to ferret out conflicts of interest during her review of both public and confidential financial disclosure reports. She is particularly knowledgeable on ethical issues that confront state and local governments and how to resolve them. While at Ethos, Ms. Tjossem has worked on contracts at the U.S. Navy, National Cancer Institute, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ms. Tjossem holds a Bachelor’s degree.