Sommers, Jill Elaine was born in 1968 in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States.
Bachelor, University Kansas, 1991.
Intern to Senator Robert J. Dole United States Senate, Washington District of Columbia, 1991—1995. Legislation aide Clark & Muldoon, Professional Corporation, Taggard & Associates. Associate director government affairs Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Policy director, head of government affairs International Swaps and Derivatives Association, 2005—2007. Commissioner Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), since 2007, chairman, designated federal official global markets advisory committee, since 2008. Commission member Finance Literacy and Education Commission.