Hilary Fordwich Biography

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Hilary Fordwich is a corporate speaker and well-known client retention consultant from Washington, DC. She is best recognized as President and CEO of Strelmark, LLC since January 2002. For over 30 years, Hilary has built a career in business development across the globe, merging media and global responsibilities.

She held pivotal roles in leading BD initiatives for international firms such as KPMG. Additionally, she founded Strelmark, LLC, aiming to enhance businesses by implementing top-notch practices in every aspect of business development.

Hilary Fordwich Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Net Worth

Hilary Fordwich was born in 1962 and grew up in Surrey, England. Regarding her education, Hilary finished her primary education with excellent grades. According to her LinkedIn profile, she earned a B.A. certificate in Political Science and Geography from the University of Mary Washington in 1982. 

Ever since childhood, when she spoke, people would listen to it very carefully. When she was just 9 years old, she realized there was something very special within her. Without giving auditions, she was chosen by her class teacher for a play out of 50 other girls. 


Hilary Fordwich is a hardworking and skillful lady. She began her career as a head of global business development and sales for consulting firm KPMG. There, she set up strategic alliances and worked in several of the firm’s offices, including Manhattan, Long Island, and Washington as well as overseas in Amsterdam.

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From Jan 1995 – Dec 1996, she worked as a Director of Marketing at Baker Tilly (formerly known as Beers & Cutler) in Washington. From Dec 1996 – Jan 2000, she worked with Marketing and sales teams at Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets in Greater Washington DC. The same year, she got the opportunity to work as Managing Director of the company Qorvis.

She handled sales, communications, and approach marketing there and left the position in Jan 2002. Hilary has also experience in professional services such as event planning, media, and communication. From Sep 2005 – Sep 2009, she worked as Contributing Editor.

From Jan 2012 – Jan 2013, she was seen as the Host of Government Contracting Weekly affiliated with CBS.  On 6th May 2023, she was highlighted by “The National Law Review” website as Hilary Fordwich – Business Development Expert.

Currently, she delivers keynotes and BD Boot Camps regarding How to Gain & Retain Clients. She also offers professional services to clients such as corporate training, public speaking, leadership development, marketing, and brand consulting. Hilary Fordwich also has various Volunteering Experiences with the organization.

Volunteering Experience of Hilary

  • From January 2004 – December 2018, she worked for a non-profit organization named “Junior Achievement of Greater Washington”. 
  • From Jan 2006 – Jan 2016, she worked as a Board Member of First Tee – Greater Washington, DC.
  • In December 2016, she worked as a Board Member of the British-American Business Association. 
  • She was a Wells Fargo Championship Advisory Board member in 2020.
  • In February 2023, she joined LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) for the 2024 LPGA Solheim Cup Chair Media Services. 
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Hilary Fordwich Biography

Real Name Hilary Anne Fordwich
Birth Date 1962
Age (as of 2023) 61 Years
Birth Place Surrey, England
Profession Global Business Development Leader
College University of Mary Washington
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 61 kg  –  in Pounds –  134 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Light Brown
Hillary Fordwich



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Cornelis F. Bruggen

Personal Life

As per the online records, Hilary Fordwich is a married woman. Her husband’s name is Cornelis F. Bruggen and the family resides at Newhall Road, Potomac, Maryland. She has three children and resides along with her husband in Potomac, Maryland. 

Social Media

Hilary Fordwich is active on social media platforms. As of 5th May 2023, she has 1363 followers on her @HilaryFordwich Twitter account. She has more than 7k followers on her LinkedIn account. 

Hilary Fordwich Net Worth

Hilary Fordwich was KPMG’s former head for more than 10 years. Throughout her career, she worked with government contractors, accountants, lawyers, and Fortune 1000 & 500 companies. She mainly earned her income from her profession spanning 30 years and her successful consulting firm Strelmark LLC. We can assume that Hilary Fordwich has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million. 

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