Hilary’s business development career spans over 30 years, covers the globe and combines media with Global BD experience, for international firms including KPMG. She founded Strelmark, LLC, (15 years ago) to grow businesses by bringing best practices to every facet of business development.
Hilary is a regular Contributor on Fox Business News, RT/Boom Bust, CBS radio and an official GolfWeek National Course Rater. Her media background includes Hosting Government Contracting Weekly, W*USA- TV9, CBS affiliate, Contributing Commentator, ABC NewsChannel8’s Capital Golf Weekly’s, “Hilary’s On Course” and Hosting Washington Post Radio, MetroTalk’s “Golfing with Hilary”.
She is also a national Royal Watcher for national networks including CBS Sunday Morning and CNN, having most recently covered the Royal Wedding.
In addition to being a female business leader, media commentator she is an avid golfer and built a Business Golf dimension of Strelmark, gaining national and regional recognition such as the McLean Chamber Award for “Most Innovative Company”, Wall Street Journal coverage and national features including The Washington Post, NPR, PGA.com and Fortune. She has written a column, “Power Strokes,” in Washington Smart CEO magazine, was featured on AOL Sports and was a PGA sponsored Lecturer and Course Developer at the University of Maryland Graduate Business School. She won three club championships (Columbia CC ’99 & ’06) and TPC Potomac (’11).
She is committed to community involvement and charitable causes serving on the boards of Revere Bank (Regional Board), the British American Business Association, Easter Seals GWDC and The First Tee of DC and spent over a decade on the board of Junior Achievement DC. She is an NACD Fellow and is on the NACD DC Program Committee, a member of The Economic Club of DC, Congressionall CC. She also serves and has served on numerous other boards, committees of community and charitable organizations.
Sub-specialties: Business Development, British Royals (History, Weddings, Funerals, bring insider scoop), Golf (Business golf, all Majors, growing the game, business aspects), Women's issues (Single mother, raised 3 kids 99% financially, logistically & emotionally alone whilst running a company), Parenting (As a single working mother, how to raise successful kids), Health & Wellness (Never ever been sick, slim, healthy lifestyle, all whilst working!)
Well-Rounded Dealmakers Put Golf on Their Résumés
The Washington Post [Monday, June 13, 2005]
Business Golf Changes Course
The Wall Street Journal [May 26, 2007]
The romance in the royal marriage
CBS Sunday Morning (online) [ April 25, 2011]
Campaign trail yields valuable lessons in ‘likeability’
The Washington Business Journal [Mar 29, 2014]
Just Return That Call
Legal Times [April 15, 2005]