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Meet the Hilwaite Team

‏Hilwaite Holdings LLC is a 100% women-owned company

Kate Braithwaite
CEO, Founder
Peggy Hilcove
Co-owner, Director

Kate Braithwaite has enjoyed a long, successful career in business spanning 35 years. While in South Africa, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Business. In the workforce, she gained experience in a wide variety of business activities that include finance, personnel management and recruitment, and was a marketing and research specialist for a major South African utility company.

Upon arriving in Arizona in 2001, Kate founded her first company, Snap To It, Inc., a wholesale distributor and retailer of children’s products in the USA and Canada. In 2016, she co-founded Hilwaite Holdings LLC, a distribution and retail company that offers simple solutions to everyday problems in the home, office and public arena. Her expertise is in growing brands from the ground up and taking them to national prominence.

As a lifelong student of personal growth, kindness is at the heart of everything she does; which is her highest intention in life. This intention serves as the bedrock of her companies, and encapsulates a culture of purpose, passion, people and profit.

With the spirit of kindness, Kate is passionate about serving her community and giving back; particularly bringing hope and joy to children and animals. Organizations such as Make-A-Wish Foundation, March of Dimes, Smile, Toys for Tots, The Humane Society are all charities she supports.

Peggy Hilcove is a small business investor. She is retired and is enjoying her five grandchildren and working in her garden. She lives with her husband in Scottsdale, AZ.