About Our Firm

Hillmann has always been a firm that strives to understand our client’s business goals and incorporate those goals into our approach. Our success is based on seeing the “big picture” for our clients and matching our recommendations to their goals. We have found that staying true to our mission and core values is the best formula for healthy growth, and we are proud to say that the vast majority of our early clients are still partnering with us today.

Find out more from our President/CEO, Chris Hillmann

Our Core Values



Integrity

Integrity is the foundation our company was built on when Chris Hillmann started the firm in 1985.



People

We genuinely care for one another and inspire each other to grow both personally and professionally



Service

Together, we make a positive impact on our community through volunteerism, and by sharing time, talent, and resources.



Expertise

We are unrivaled in our ability to provide scientific and innovative solutions to complex problems.



Business Acumen

We have a unique capability to recognize and support the long-term business needs of our clients.

Principals of the Firm

Christopher Hillmann

President • Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hillmann started Hillmann Consulting in 1985 when he realized the need for a more ethical approach to consulting in the NYC market. He is a graduate of Stockton University and has been noted for his philanthropy. It is Mr. Hillmann’s mission to maintain a corporate culture where each stakeholder is valued and honored including; family, clients, colleagues, partners, communities, and government entities.

Michael Nehlsen

Principal • Director of Client Relationships

Mr. Nehlsen is an Air Force veteran with 30+ years’ experience consulting on environmental issues across Hillmann’s entire spectrum of services. He serves as the firm’s Executive Vice President and Director of Client Relationships in addition to being a Principal. Mr. Nehlsen is an advocate for disabled veterans and volunteers his time to Hope For The Warriors, fundraising for their Warrior’s Wish program.

Matthew Kamin, P.E.

Principal • Director of Construction Risk Management

Mr. Kamin runs Hillmann’s Construction Risk Management (CRM) division nationally in addition to being a principal of the firm. He started at Hillmann in January 2002. Prior to joining Hillmann he was a structural design engineer. Mr. Kamin received a Civil Engineering Degree at the University of New Hampshire and a Masters of Engineering Degree at Cornell. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE).

Michele Spinowitz

Principal • Director of Business Development

As Hillmann’s Director of Business Development, Ms. Spinowitz designs and implements sales strategies to maximize value and elevate the customer experience. With more than 25 years of sales management, relationship cultivation, and proposal development, she brings value driven solutions to help clients achieve their environmental, health and safety goals. Michele is a co-founder of Amanda’s Dream to Walk.

Brandon Clements

Principal • Western Regional Director

Mr. Clements has been with Hillmann for 10+ years. He leverages his Naval training and extensive land acquisition knowledge to provide clients with a value-add experience predicated on teamwork, integrity, and finding unique solutions that do right by the client and the community. Mr. Clements holds a Masters Degree in Finance and a Bachelors Degree in Financial Services from San Diego State University.

Jacob Hillmann

Principal • National Account Manager

Mr. Hillmann began his career with Hillmann in 2001 as an environmental technician and has since functioned in various roles including project management, large project coordination, regional management, and business development. Mr. Hillmann is committed to helping clients find solutions to their health and safety, industrial hygiene, environmental, risk management, development, and construction needs.

Our Commitment




Throughout our history we have championed an unwavering commitment to human dignity and social justice. This manifests in the initiatives we take to promote a culture of inclusion, diversity, openness, and respect. Now more than ever, we recognize that it’s important to publicly reaffirm our commitment to be a leader in promoting equal rights and opportunity for all.


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Our Commitment

Throughout our history we have championed an unwavering commitment to human dignity and social justice. This manifests in the initiatives we take to promote a culture of inclusion, diversity, openness, and respect. Now more than ever, we recognize that it’s important to publicly reaffirm our commitment to be a leader in promoting equal rights and opportunity for all.


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