About Jill Benson

Jill Benson, Senior Vice President of J. S. West & Companies, represents 4th generation in the family owned and operated diversified set of businesses based out of Modesto, California. Among their interests, J. S. West has three farms with 1.8 million laying hens, feed mill, feed store, hardware store and liquid propane sales and distribution in more than 25 counties in Northern California. Jill is involved in every aspect of the family business. She’s spent much of her career in the egg farming end of the business, from operations to processing to sales & marketing. Jill is active in the company’s real estate interests, propane, safety and communications. Jill is an active member of the United Egg Producers (UEP), of Pacific Egg & Poultry Association (PEPA) and past President and American Egg Board (AEB), Cal Poly Animal Science Advisory Council, California FFA Foundation Board and Finance Committee at Del Rio Country Club. Jill is a dedicated volunteer, often lending her omelet skills to raise money for various charitable organizations. Jill is an avid skier, world traveler, accomplished cook and dog lover. She is married to Ken Woodward and they share their time between Modesto and Santa Cruz. Jill Benson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, graduating with Honors and Distinction from San Diego State University.

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Happy Fried Eggs Friday!

How do you like your fried eggs? Over-easy, over-medium, over-hard, sunnyside-up, broken yolk or even ‘road kill’ (harder than hard). What do you cook them in? Butter, olive oil, bacon grease? This morning we gathered our extended family of employees and had a party called Fried Eggs Friday. Everyone was amped up to fry some […]