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122: Mimi & Hill | Building a Diversity-Based Business

Today we welcome Hillary Kaplan and Miriam Silver Verga – principal designers of Mimi & Hill, a full-service interior design firm based in Westfield, New Jersey. In this episode, Hillary and Miriam share how they met, their shared passions, their distinct differences, and how their relationship culminated into a design business. We also discuss their team structure and how they rely on an untapped pool of talent to create a more diverse scope of design services.

We hope you enjoy this conversation!

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Show Highlights:

  • How Hillary and Miriam got started working together and are each other’s “Yin” and “Yang”
  • Embracing the concept of growing a team and being an employer
  • The benefits of hiring stay-at-home moms who want flexible hours
  • How the diversity of the team has impacted the client experience
  • Helping employees focus on their strengths

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