Rachel Mielke

Interview with Rachel Mielke, CEO and Founder of Hillberg & Berk


Passionate about creating beautiful jewelry, and empowering women in the process, Rachel Mielke‘s entrepreneurial journey is rooted in making a difference in the world – one sparkle at a time.

Since its creation in 2007, Rachel Mielke has grown grew her jewelry business — named Hillberg & Berk in homage to her great-grandmother, Hilda Bergman, and her dog, Berkeley — from a kitchen-table-operation to one of Canada’s most notable brands.

With a career that has included a showing at the Oscars, a pitch-turned-deal on Dragons’ Den, partnerships with Olympic athletes such as Tessa Virtue, and two designs commissioned for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – Rachel Mielke’s interview with Gair Maxwell details a sparkling leadership journey that is sure to uplift and inspire.

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The Leadership Standard, hosted by TEC Canada speaker and branding expert Gair Maxwell, explores real-life stories from leaders all across the business spectrum. It’s an intimate discovery of how they shift between triumphs, struggles, failures, disruptions and future opportunities. Each episode is a revealing conversation about the life of business and the business of life; up close and personal in a way that leaves both the audience and the guest surprised by what they uncover.

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