Hilary  Topper

Hilary Topper

Hilary Topper is CEO of HJMT Public Relations, an award-winning PR, marketing and social media firm, serving clients in a host of industries for more than 35 years. In her 50s Hilary also has become an endurance athlete, competing in dozens of triathlons, becoming a coach for other aspiring triathletes, and writing a widely acclaimed book, “From Couch Potato to Endurance Athlete.” She started her career working for major public relations agencies in New York City, including Ogilvy & Mather PR, Hill, Holliday/PR and Ruder Finn/PR. She also worked at two large New York non-profit organizations as the director of public relations and development. Hilary started HJMT Public Relations Inc. in 1992. In 2006, she became involved in social media marketing and three years later wrote one of the earliest books on the subject, called “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Social Media, but were afraid to ask.” Hilary went on an international tour promoting the book, which sold thousands of copies. Today, Hilary is also Chief Curator at HJMT Media Company, producing two blogs, http://www.NYLifestyleBlog.com and http://www.ATriathletesDiary.com. She also has a podcast, http://www.HilaryTopperonAir.com, which now has more than 200,000 listeners and is focused on helping small business owners grow both professionally and personally.