Ms. Thornhill grew up to become a finance professional after her ballet career at Miss Elinor’s School of Ballet in Montreal, Canada.  She worked at JP Morgan in New York and London in Corporate Finance and was an internal auditor for Manville Corporation.  In addition to being Treasurer of The Yard, she is Treasurer of a women’s investment club.  She served as Treasurer and Trustee of the Sheridan School in Washington, DC and was an active volunteer at all of her three children’s schools.   She holds an MBA from the Darden School, University of Virginia and a BA from Princeton University.  She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and three children when she can’t be on Martha’s Vineyard.