Business 100 – 2014

Janet Haire/Haire Business Solutions

Janet Haire is the founder of Haire Business Solutions, LLC, a media, marketing, & sales consultancy based in San Francisco. There, she represents the Parade/Athlon Media Group of brands (Parade, American Profile, Relish, Spry Living, and Athlon Sports) for advertising sales on the West Coast.

Prior to starting her own firm this past February, Janet spent 20 years at Time Incorporated, where she worked for both the LIFE and TIME brands, in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Before joining Time Inc., she worked at Inc. magazine and Hearst, in New York, Boston and LA.

Born in New York City, Janet now lives in San Francisco with her partner of 22 years, Maggie Cahill. Janet loves being Irish-American and is extremely proud of her Irish heritage. Her great grandparents, who immigrated to New York during the Famine, came from the Beara Peninsula in Cork as well as County Donegal.