Lori Hilson Cioromski

Lori Hilson Cioromski – is the oldest child of TH Hilson Company’s founder Terry Hilson. She is the President & CEO of the TH Hilson Company, a Midwest specialty chemical distributor headquartered in suburban Chicago. TH Hilson Company was the recipient of Cabot’s “2012 Distributor of the Year Award” and the 2010 & 2008 recipient of the EPS/CCA’s “Distributor of the Year Award”.

Lori has been with TH Hilson since 1985 and was named President in 2001. Under Lori’s leadership, the company has expanded its territory, developed new markets, and formed a strong management team focused on the company’s commitment to service and growth. Since the downturn in 2009, TH Hilson has seen growth of 42.5% with 2014 being the best year yet.

Lori is also the President of Essential Water Technologies, a specialty chemical water treatment and facility maintenance chemical and service provider.

Lori received the “2014 Most Powerful & Influential Women Award” from the Illinois Diversity Council. Lori is also the recipient of NAWBO Chicago’s “2012 Business Women of the Year Award”. NAWBO Chicago’s “2011 Member of the Year Award” the recipient of the Emergency Fund’s “2011 Heart of the Community Award”, the 2010 “Enterprising Women of the Year” and the 2008 recipient of The Business Ledger‘s “Entrepreneur Excellence Growth Award”.

Lori is the Immediate Past-President for the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Chicago. She is the President of the newly formed 5013C NAWBO Spirit Foundation a non-profit that helps future women entrepreneurs by providing scholarships and supporting charities that help fund start-ups including under-privileged women owned business’s.

Lori received her bachelor of science in Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago, she enjoys horse back riding, golf, tennis, cooking, writing and spending time with her family and friends. Lori and husband Hubert have six children between the ages of 7 and 28.