Our Leadership

Built From a Strong Foundation

Jill Hebert

Founder & CEO

Jill Hebert started Matrex Exhibits in 1987 in her spare bedroom with a home equity loan and a passion for quality and excellent client service. Since then, she’s grown Matrex into the largest woman-owned exhibit agency in the U.S. Jill is a frequent guest speaker and has been honored numerous times as an entrepreneur and successful business woman. Jill has served on the board of DuPage County Habitat for Humanity, Deborah’s Place, and DePaul University Coleman Entrepreneurship Center and is a member of the Committee of 200. In her spare time, Jill is an extreme skier—the bigger the mountain, the better.

Jeff Foulk

Director of Client Services

Jeff is employee #1 at Matrex and has been there since its inception in 1987. He has more than 28 years of experience on product, graphic, event, and exhibit design, and his management responsibilities have included business development, marketing, IT, and PerformanceScience®. Jeff is a graduate of Detroit’s College of Art and Design and has won awards for corporate website design, best integrated marketing campaign, and best of show exhibit environments. Currently he oversees the client services, business development, creative and strategy teams, which provide strategic direction, supporting existing relationships and building new ones. When you see Jeff, ask him about his new grandson.

Dave Tester

Executive Creative Director

Dave is an award-winning, strategic, creative team leader with a proven ability to uncover audience insights and leverage them for successful brand activation and engagement experiences. He’s best known for motivating and mentoring teams to deliver exceptional creative work under tight deadlines. He is a skilled presenter and story-teller with deep experience in integrated multi-media productions.