The staff at Hillary’s is dedicated to helping you select memorable gifts that will delight friends, family and colleagues. We work closely together to assure that you experience exceptional and personalized service—even when you order online. We are as close as the telephone or the web, and of course, you are always welcome to visit our store in Hopkins. Get to know us! We are your gift-giving team.
Hillary Feder, Founder and Owner
Since 1989 Hillary has made it her personal quest to find and create distinctive gifts for business, friends and family that will become valued keepsakes for those who receive them. She is the owner, researcher, marketer, cheerleader and chief strategist for the company that began in her home and now serves hundreds of business and individual customers every year. After graduating from the Boston University School of Management, Hillary began as an assistant buyer in retail at Filenes department store in Boston. She also spent seven years as a senior buyer with Dayton-Hudson department stores.
Jan makes the day-to-day business operations run like clockwork. She is responsible for financial management, administrative management, and customer service. Jan’s skills are focused on the highest level of accuracy and in a business of lots of details that makes for happy customers. Jan received a bachelor of arts degree from Wells College. Prior to joining Hillary’s Jan held positions in sponsorship and community relations for U.S. Bank.
Cynthia ensures that all gifts meet the highest standards of quality. She also makes certain that they are packaged beautifully and arrive at their destination like a party waiting to happen! Cynthia graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Stout with a bachelor of science degree. Prior to joining Hillary’s Cynthia held positions as a kindergarten teacher and executive director of a child care center.
Tami’s amazing eye for design assures that customers receive beautiful, personalized gifts to leave lasting impressions. An expert in hand art, layouts and store merchandising, Tami holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from the St. Paul School of Art and Design. Prior to joining Hillary’s in 1994, Tami worked as an artist for Three Fish and as a graphic designer for Lily Valley newspaper.